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Statue of Zeus

General Information

Beginning of works: 466 B.C.
Completion: 435 B.C.
Status: destroyed (475)

Project Type

Structure: Frame
Function / usage: Sculpture
Material: Wooden / timber structure

Location

Location: , , ,
Was contained by: Temple of Zeus (456 B.C.)
Coordinates: 37° 38' 16.29" N    21° 37' 47.99" E
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Technical Information

Dimensions

height 13 m

Materials

skin gold
inner support structure wood

Chronology

462

Statue is destroyed by fire after having been transported to Constantinople (Istanbul).

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20002411
  • Date created
    21/11/2001
  • Last Update
    13/02/2019