Posts Tagged ‘statue’

Statue of Emperor Constantine Reunited with Giant Bronze Finger After 500 Years

After 500 years, the ancient hand on a colossal bronze statue of Emperor Constantine is reunited with its middle bronze finger. In 2010, Aurélia Azéma, a French Ph.D. student  researching ancient large bronzes speculated that a huge bronze “toe” kept at the Louvre in Paris might be the missing bronze finger from the remains of an […]

The Statue of Unity weeps

Standing at 597 feet And being declared the tallest statue I felt I could feel pride and watch the beautiful things around However, find it to be only a misfortune As I watch miles and miles away from me I can only see the suffering and pain around The pain created by those Who have […]

Rainbow-Colored BLM Statue in Budapest Demolished Within 24 Hours

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Iconic “Greek Slave” Statue Depicts Orphaned Girl from Greece’s Psara

“The Greek Slave,” depicting Psara native Garifallia Mohalbi, in the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. Credit:Karl Thomas Moore/ Wikimedia Commons/ Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International The iconic statue named the “Greek Slave,” created by the US sculptor Hiram Powers represents the incredible but true story of one of the more horrific chapters in Greek history, […]

Jerusalem cops remove iconic protest statue with demonstrators chained to base

Jerusalem police removed on Sunday morning a statue of an iconic image of an anti-Netanyahu protester, which was erected the night before as part of the 20,000 person demonstration against the premier. The Jerusalem municipality said in a statement that the statue was erected without a permit and posed a safety hazard, including to demonstrators. […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg statue unveiled in Brooklyn, New York

A statue of the late Supreme Court Justice and prominent women’s rights icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg was unveiled Friday in her hometown of Brooklyn, New York City. The unveiling of the statue was done in conjunction with Women’s History Month, a few days before what would have been her 88th birthday. The day has already […]

Trump’s golden statue compared to Golden Calf in online derision

US conservatives praised Donald Trump at an annual gathering on Friday, even unveiling a golden statue of the former president, showing he remains a Republican political force despite violent scenes in Washington last month. Two participants wheeled the larger-than-life statue through the conference center lobby, according to a video on social media. It was unclear […]

Trump’s golden statue erected by conservative supporters

US conservatives praised Donald Trump at an annual gathering on Friday, even unveiling a golden statue of the former president, showing he remains a Republican political force despite violent scenes in Washington last month.Prominent congressional conservatives – including Senators Ted Cruz, Tom Cotton and Josh Hawley and Representatives Steve Scalise and Matt Gaetz – were […]

CPAC 2021 – live: Gold Trump statue unveiled as Republican summit branded ‘Woodstock for election liars’

Related video: Mitt Romney predicts Trump will win if he seeks Republican nomination in 2024 The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is underway in Orlando, Florida, with a gold statue of ousted president Donald Trump raising eyebrows ahead of his headline speech on Sunday, his first public engagement since leaving the White House for Mar-a-Lago […]

London ‘statue diversity’ appointee quits after anti-Semitism accusations

An appointee to London mayor Sadiq Khan’s ‘statue diversity’ commission has been forced to resign today after being accused of antisemitism. Activist Toyin Agbetu was among 15 members appointed by the London Mayor for his Commission for Diversity in the Public Realm, which will review the capital’s landmarks.  But Agbetu has now relinquished the role […]

Defaced: Queen Elizabeth II statue found DECAPITATED after suspected vandalism in Canadian park, police launch probe

A bust of the UK’s Queen Elizabeth II was discovered without a head in a Canadian park, sending local police on a hunt for vandals following other recent acts of property destruction and violence around the same area. The headless bust was spotted earlier this week in Victoria’s Beacon Hill Park, according to local reports. […]

Last Statue Of Former Dictator Francisco Franco Removed In ‘Historic Day’ For Spain

MELILLA, Spain (Reuters) – The last statue of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco was removed on Tuesday from the city gates of Melilla, a Spanish enclave and autonomous city on the northwest African coast. Without much fanfare, a group of workmen operated a mechanical digger and heavy drills to chip away at the brick platform on which the statue stood, lifted […]

Spain removes last statue of General Franco

Spain’s last statue honouring General Franco has been removed more than 40 years after it was erected in the North African enclave of Melilla. The removal of the monument to Spain’s former dictator, described as the “only statue dedicated to a dictator still in the public sphere in Europe”, follows a 2007 law calling for […]

Sadiq Khan Claims Statue DEFENDERS Are the Ones ‘Trying to Engineer a Culture War’

London mayor Sadiq Khan has suggested it is critics of his scheme to audit place names and historic statues in the British capital who are trying to “engineer a culture war”, rather than the would-be iconoclasts who have made memorials an issue of them in the first place. “Some people are trying to engineer a […]

The Country Where Liberty Is A Statue

On 6 January, the world witnessed an interesting spectacle, an assortment of what appeared to be characters from fantasy television shows taking possession of the US Capitol, where the legislature sits. Despite spending more than $1 trillion on its military, intelligence services, and police, the United States government found itself overrun by a horde of […]

Mexican Farmers Unearth Ancient Statue of Elite Mesoamerican Woman

Farmers tilling the soil in a citrus grove in the Huasteca region along Mexico’s Gulf Coast unearthed something ancient and unusual. Hitting a hard object they assumed was a rock, the farmers dug down deeper to remove it.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  00 Hits: 7

Robert E. Lee statue removed from Capitol

In 1951, as a 16-year-old student at Robert Russa Moton High School in Farmville, Va., Johns led 450 of her classmates in a two-week-long strike against unequal school conditions and educational resources for Black students. The NAACP Legal Defense Fund ultimately filed suit on behalf of the students, demanding integration of the local school system. […]

Surprise Discovery of a Headless ‘Buddha’ Statue Beneath Chinese Apartments

A huge, headless religious statue has been discovered carved into the rock face under apartment buildings in China. It is of questionable age – some claim it’s from the Republican era and others assert that it’s a ‘thousand-year-old relic.’ The origins are also debated, with some sources claiming it’s a Buddha statue and others suggesting […]

Statue of anti-Netanyahu protestor based on iconic image moved to Tel Aviv

A statue inspired by an iconic photo of a demonstrator against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was installed in Tel Aviv on Thursday after the Jerusalem municipality took it down from its original location near the premier’s residence. The sculpture, which is based on a picture of a protestor holding Israel’s national flag against a stream […]

Police in Idaho Investigating Vandalism of Anne Frank Statue With Nazi Symbols

A neo-Nazi sticker affixed to a statue of Anne Frank, in Boise, Idaho. Photo: Screenshot. Police in Idaho are investigating the defacing of a statue of Anne Frank — the Dutch Jewish girl who kept a diary while in hiding from the Nazis during World War II — by suspected neo-Nazis. The life-size bronze statue […]

Professor fired for protesting statue of leader whose troops killed Jews

A Jewish journalism professor says he was fired from a Ukrainian university for his opposition to a statue honoring a militia leader whose troops killed Jews in pogroms. The case is a rare example of real-life implications stemming from the heated debate in Ukraine on nationalist memory that has stayed for the most part in […]

Barbados Removes Nelson Statue In Break With Colonial Past

BRIDGETOWN, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Barbados removed the statue of British Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson from the capital Bridgetown’s main square on Monday, two months after announcing plans to replace Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and move on from its colonial past. The bronze statue was unveiled in 1813 to commemorate Nelson […]

Beaver’s teeth ‘used to carve the oldest wooden statue in the world’

Dating back 11,000 years – with a coded message left by ancient man from the Mesolithic Age – the Shigir Idol is almost three times as old as the Egyptian pyramids. New scientific findings suggest that images and hieroglyphics on the wooden statue were carved with the jaw of a beaver, its teeth intact. Originally […]

Statue of Liberty Historical Meaning-You Will Be Shocked!

September 29, 2020fightingmonarch When I was a boy, I grew up in a luciferian enclave masquerading as a cute little town. https://fightingmonarch.com/2018/02/12/about-me/ Westfield, New Jersey, was spitting distance from New York City, and it was loaded with satanic symbolism. https://fightingmonarch.com/2019/03/10/the-jersey-devil-satanism-in-popular-media-mind-control-in-childrens-books-cias-promotion-of-homosexuality/ There I was abused at a programming center, disguised as a soccer camp, where CIA sought to promote… Continue readingTHE […]

Statue of Atlas Will Stand Again Before Greek Temple in Sicily

Atlas, the pre-Olympian Greek god, is famous for carrying the world on his shoulders. At a famous temple site in southern Italy, an ancient statue of Atlas will be restored to its original position. The statue of Atlas was discovered lying on the ground, as pictured above. The statue was found at one of the […]

Vandals Deface Chicago Blackhawks’ Statue with Defund Police Message

Vandals attacked and defaced the Chicago Blackhawks’ Indian Chief mascot statue under cover of darkness Sunday night or early Monday morning. The attackers poured red paint over the statue and spraypainted messages including “Defund the Police” around the base. A series of tweets by Twitter user No Racist Mascots, @zhigaagoong, shows the damage inflicted on […]

Greenpeace raises a statue of Brazil’s Bolsonaro in burnt Pantanal wetlands

Greenpeace activists raised a four-metre statue of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday (October 7) to denounce his environmental policies. The statue was erected in the burnt wetlands of Pantanal, in Brazil’s Mato Grosso do Sul region. Twelve per cent of the Pantanal wetlands — the world’s largest wetlands and a UNESCO heritage site — […]

You won’t believe How and Why the Giant statue of Colossus Of Rhodes Ended

    The Colossus of Rhodes was a gigantic 33-metre-high statue of the sun god Helios which stood by the harbour of that city from c. 280 BCE, one of the most important trading ports in the ancient Mediterranean. Made by the local sculptor Chares using bronze, the statue soon appeared on contemporary travel writer’s […]

New York plans statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a ‘daughter of Brooklyn’

WASHINGTON — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday that the state would erect a statue in Brooklyn to honor Supreme Court Justice and feminist icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg, who was born in the New York City borough in 1933, died Friday at 87 after serving 27 years on the high court, where she […]

BURNS STATUE

Statue of Robert Burns in Dumfries in Scotland. The famous Scottish poet Rabbie Burns accepted a job to help manage a slave plantation in the West Indies. Should Burns’ statue be removed? “Burns had been nearly married to Jean but they had agreed to separate  – without knowing that Jean was pregnant with twins. “Then […]

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