Colossus of Rhodes, illustration

Colossus of Rhodes, illustration

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Caption: Colossus of Rhodes. Historical illustration of the monumental statue of the Greek sun god Helios erected in the 3rd century on the Greek island of Rhodes. The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Constructed from iron and bronze, it was over 30 metres high. It was built to commemorate the failure of the Siege of Rhodes (ended 304 BC). The architect was Chares of Lindos. The Colossus was destroyed in an earthquake in 226 BC. Image from Je Sais Tout magazine, France, December 1909.

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