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 What is the colossus of rhodes made from?

Answer The Colossus of Rhodes was first cast in the outer bronze that constituted its skin. Its base was erected with white marble, and the feet and ankles of the statue were fixed to its base. The rest... Read More »
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How big is the Colossus of Rhodes?

The Colossus of Rhodes was about 110 feet tall. The statue of the Greek god Helios was built in 292 BC and destroyed in an earthquake in 226 BC. It is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the W... Read More »
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Where is the Colossus of Rhodes?

The Colossus of Rhodes was built about 280 BC on the Greek island of Rhodes. It was destroyed 55 years later. The statute honored Helios, the mythological Greek god of the sun.Source:1Up Travel: Co... Read More »
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When was the colossus of rhodes built?

The Colossus of Rhodes was built over a 12-year period, spanning from 304 to 292 BC. It was damaged by an earthquake in 226 BC and further disassembled in 654 AD, and no remains have since been dis... Read More »
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What was the purpose of the Colossus of Rhodes?

The Rhodians built the Colossus of Rhodes to celebrate the defeat of Demetrios, who unsuccessfully attempted to conquer the island. Like the Statue of Liberty, which was constructed to emulate it, ... Read More »
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