Colossus of Rhodes
Greek statue of Colossus of Rhodes. One of the Seven Wonders of the world.
Comes in two colors (Patina, White) at three different heights:
- 15 cm (5.91 inches) – 50 g (0.11 lbs)
- 24 cm (9.45 inches) – 400 g (0.88 lbs)
- 30 cm (11.81 inches) – 1000 g (2.2 lbs)
The Colossus of Rhodes was a statue of the Greek sun-god Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes, on the Greek island of the same name, by Chares of Lindos in 280 BC. One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it was constructed to celebrate Rhodes’ victory over the ruler of Cyprus, Antigonus I Monophthalmus, whose son Demetrius I of Macedon unsuccessfully besieged Rhodes in 305 BC. Read more…
Finally, see also other Classic statues at this category.