Colossus of Rhodes?

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The Colossus of Rhodes is a statue of the Greek god Helios, erected in the city of Rhodes on the Greek island of Rhodes by Chares of Lindos between 292 and 280 BC. It was constructed to celebrate Rhodes' victory over the ruler of Cyprus, Antigonus I Monophthalmus, who unsuccessfully besieged Rhodes in 305 BC.
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The Colossus of Rhodes
The Greek sculptor Chares and his shop worked 12 years to build a giant bronze statue in honor of the sun god Helios. The statue, celebrating the unity of Rhodes' three city-states, is believed to have stood on a promontory overlooking the water…
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In the city of Rhodes on the Greek island of Rhodes
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The Colossus of Rhodes was built in the early 200s B.C. by the Greek sculptor
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Construction started around 304 BC
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Colossus was 110 feet high and stood on a pedestal posed in a traditional Greek manner. According to Rhodesguide.com, Colossus was constructed in 305 B.C. by the people of Rhodes
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