Talk:Colossus of Constantine
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2 right hands?
I have personally seen them in the museum, plus they are referenced in the biography by Pohlsander. See: http://books.google.com/books?id=XgXjH9SQC8QC&pg=PA79&dq=Constantine+statue+Pohlsander&hl=en&ei=QbrgTdyuK4OMswa1uMz_BQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCkQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false
This modular statue was uncovered disassembled, in fragments
No real contradiction here! Please leave this interesting information in the article. The statue was disassembled in ancient times, and later discovered in fragments. We probably will never know exactly what happened. The second right hand might have been a discarded early draft, a spare part, a later revision of this acrolith, or possibly a piece of some other statuary. These ancient statues were somewhat like lego figurines, easily revised with different, interchangeable parts. Fascinating! 220.127.116.11 (talk) 14:19, 9 September 2011 (UTC)