What is the statue of liberty holding in her right hand?

Answer The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World is a monument originally dedicated to America and the idea of democracy. Commonly known as the Statue of Liberty, the monument's sculptor was Frederic-A... Read More »

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What does the right hand of the statue of liberty symbolize?

The Statue of Liberty, which was unveiled in 1886, stands watch on the New York harbor. In Lady Liberty's right hand, she holds a torch. The touch represents liberty. The flame serves as a reminde... Read More »

What tablet is the Statue of Liberty holding?

The Statue of Liberty is holding a keystone-shaped tablet in her left hand that represents a book of law based on the United States' founding principles. The tablet is inscribed "July IV, MDCCLXXVI... Read More »

Why is the Statue of Liberty holding a book?

The Statue of Liberty carries a tablet rather than a book. Inscribed on the tablet is "JULY IV MDCCLXXVI" (July 4, 1776)---the date the Declaration of Independence was signed. The date was the last... Read More »

How high is the torch that the Statue of Liberty is holding?

The Statue of Liberty's torch measures in at 29 feet. Lady Liberty's right arm that holds the torch is 46 feet, while the height of the entire statue is 151 feet, 1 inch.References:Time Magazine: A... Read More »