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16th-Century ‘Colossus’ Sculpture In Florence, Italy Has Rooms Inside It

This huge colossus, half man, half mountain, was erected in the late 1500s by famous Italian sculptor Giambologna as a symbol of Italy’s rugged Apennine mountains. This mountain god, fittingly named Appennino, stands 35 feet tall over the ground of the Villa di Pratolino in Tuscany. The rough, mountainous statue hides an amazing secret – his interior […]

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