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Pictures of Riace Bronze Ancient Greek Statues





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Pictures of the Riace Bronzes Greek statues cast about 460 BC. Riace is a sea side town 80 km (50 miles) north of Reggio Calabria where in 1972 two full sized bronze warrior statues were found in the sea. This was an astounding discovery as bronze statues from antiquity are very rare as the metal was valuable and was re-used by successive generations.

The Riace bronze statues went through 9 years of conservation during which time every aspect of the statues was investigated...
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