Thursday , December 8 2016

Top Ten Most Known Statues In The World

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Throughout history the human has been known with his amazing sculpture and artistic skills in every spot of the planet , therefore we find that even in the ancient times the simple ancient man was able to fascinate the upcoming generations with a remarkable ability of sculpture and transforming an ordinary rock into a beautiful artwork and among them are statues , some of these statues that were left by the ancient represent a particular person , idea or a symbol and each statue is characterized by a distinctive feature some were built too high , some were structured creatively and some are super huge , below is a list of the Top Ten Most Known Statues In The World .

10- Olmec Heads .

The Olmec Heads are of the most popular statues in the world , these ancient statues represent the pre-Columbian civilization era , the history of these statues goes back to 1400 BC to 400 BC, they are about 3,4 meters height and they expand to 1,74 meters , these statues are a very famous aspect of the Olmec Civilizations .

9- Mount Nemrut .

The statues is situated on mount Nemrut in south Turkey , the mountain is 2004 m ( 7000 ft ) high , this same mountain also have other tiny statues of lions and eagles , the statues tracks its history back to 62 BC in the time of king Antiochus I Theos.

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8- Moai , Easter Island .

These statues are in the shape of different heads of varying sizes , the history of construction of these statues goes back to 1250 to 1500 and they were structured by Rapa Nui , the tallest statue is about 34 ft high and 76 tons .

7- David Statue .

The David Statue that is situated in Italy is one of the most creative and perfectly done masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture , this statue’s history goes back to 1501 , the statues was created by the Italian artist Michelangelo , it present now in the Academia Gallery in Florance since 1873.

6- The Little Mermaid Statue .

This statue present in Denmark and the story behind it goes back to the Hans Christian Andersen’s times, it was constructed in 1913 and in a short time it became one of the most famous statues in the world , the statue is about 4ft high .

5- The Great Sphinx .

Everyone for sure have heard about the Great Sphinx that is situated in Giza near to Cairo Egypt , it is one of the oldest and most famous statues in the world , it is a mythical creature with a lion body and a human head with symbolizes the intelligence of man and strength of lions, the statue was constructed in 2500 BC by king Khafra .

4- Lions OF Delos .

The lions of Delos are situated in a small island of Delos close to Mykonos in Greece , they are mythological statues of lions that was constructed in year 600 BC , they present now in the archeological museum of Delos since 1999.

3- Mother Russia Statue .

This statue is also called ( The Motherland Calls ) , it present in Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd , Russia , it was designed by the sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich , the statue is about 82 meters high and its sward is about 31 meters high , the stature was declared in 1967 as the largest statue in the world .

2- The Statue Of Liberty .

The statue of liberty is situated in Manhattan , New York City , it was a gift from the French people to the United States , the statues is a figure of a robbed female holding a torch in one hand and the other hand holds tabula ansata ( a tablet evoking the law ) , with a broken chain on her feet .

1- Christ The Redeemer .

This statue situated in Rio De Jeneiro ,Brazil is a figure of the Jeasus Christ , the statues is about 39 meter above the surface of the earth and its arms stretch for 29 meters wide, it is located on the peek of the 700 meter peek of Corcovado mountain .

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