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10 Black Jesus

9 Homeless Jesus

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7 Veiled Christ

close-up of Jesus Christ statue looking down the mountains to the harbor dwellings

Healing the blind near Jericho

Sculpture

The Jesus in question is a 37-meter (120 ft) statue of Jesus titled Christ of the Pacific, located in Peru. It was seen as former President Alan Garcia's ...

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The statue features Mary holding her child's dead body

9 St. Wenceslas Riding A Dead Horse Upside Down

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The Statue of Liberty still shines out in the list of the top 10 statues but

Statues are an important part of human history and culture. Here's our own list of the 10 Most Famous Statues in the World.

Moses & the 10 Commandments

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Shrine of Christ's Passion

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Paul Landowski and Gheorghe Leonida 1931

Historians of the 1st and 2nd century apparently never heard of Jesus Christ .

On a very recent (last week) visit to the church at Chumayel some friends remarked on the black Christ, finding it most unusual and so asked me about it.

Crucifixion of Christ at the winged triptych at the Church of the Teutonic Order in Vienna, Austria. Woodcarvings by an anonymous master; polychromy by Jan ...

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There is a Tomb of Christ, a Garden of Gethsemane, a well and women drawing water from it. Or they would be if the earthquake hadn't done it's dirty work.

Christ Pantocrator (Christ in Glory) depicted in this 10th-century Byzantine enamel plaque

"The Last Supper" was hugely popular in its own time.

The weeping statue of Our Lady of Akita apparitions in Japan.

Madonna of the Book by Sandro Botticelli, 1480.

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Christ The Redeemer is seen during sunrise in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 2, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

The Pergamene style of the Hellenistic period, from the Pergamon Altar, early 2nd century

The Christ of the Abyss statue near Portofino

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High Classical high relief from the Elgin Marbles, which originally decorated the Parthenon, c. 447–433 BCE

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Common symbols[edit]

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He is portrayed in art, film and literature in much the same way. His image is found repeatedly in countless churches and Christian buildings.

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A detail of a sculpture of Pliny the Younger.

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He eventually commissioned Paul Landowski, a French-Polish sculptor who further sharpened the statue's ...

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Detail of a statue of Tacitus.

'The Elevation of the Cross,' by Peter Paul Rubens, 1610. (

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The commanding 9-meter (30 ft) statue of Martin Luther King Jr., arms crossed and emerging from the “Stone of Hope,” is not without controversy, ...

Created by Michelangelo (1475-1564), the Pieta depicts the Virgin Mary holding her only son, Jesus Christ, in her arms. Prior to sculpting the Pieta, ...

Christ of the Abyss, Key Largo

Guardian of the Reef, Grand Cayman

Cristo Redentor Statue and the Sugarloaf Mountain

The Kiss is an 1889 marble sculpture by the French sculptor, Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). This sculpture has a interesting story to it. it depicts the ...

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Also from Auguste Rodin, is the famous sculpture “The Thinker.” Originally named The Poet, the piece was part of a commission by the Musée des Arts ...

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Hermes and the Infant Dionysus, also known as the Hermes of Praxiteles or the Hermes of Olympus, is an ancient Greek sculpture of Hermes and the infant ...

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In mid-July 1842, an English gentleman named Dr. J. Griffin, who was a member of the British Lyceum of Natural History, arrived in New York City bearing a ...

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8 Christ Of The Abyss

Christ Redeemer Statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The tallest of the skeletons uncovered measured at 1.9m

Regular statues of Jesus depict a white, bearded man with his arms stretched upward, to the side, or in front of him. Occasionally, such a sculpture will ...

10 Black Jesus

9 Homeless Jesus

Sculpture

The statue features Mary holding her child's dead body

9 St. Wenceslas Riding A Dead Horse Upside Down

Healing the blind near Jericho

close-up of Jesus Christ statue looking down the mountains to the harbor dwellings

MUSA – Museo Subacuatico de Arte

On a very recent (last week) visit to the church at Chumayel some friends remarked on the black Christ, finding it most unusual and so asked me about it.

Created by Michelangelo (1475-1564), the Pieta depicts the Virgin Mary holding her only son, Jesus Christ, in her arms. Prior to sculpting the Pieta, ...

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Common symbols[edit]

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History

Jesus healing the bleeding woman

High Classical high relief from the Elgin Marbles, which originally decorated the Parthenon, c. 447–433 BCE

Crucifixion of Christ at the winged triptych at the Church of the Teutonic Order in Vienna, Austria. Woodcarvings by an anonymous master; polychromy by Jan ...

Cristo Redentor Statue and the Sugarloaf Mountain

Ecclesia et Synagoga, a medieval depiction comparing Jewish and Christian law on the façade of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Statue of Akhenaten in the early Amarna style

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Christ The Redeemer is seen during sunrise in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 2, 2016. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

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He eventually commissioned Paul Landowski, a French-Polish sculptor who further sharpened the statue's ...

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For years, visitors to Christ the Redeemer had to scale around 200 steps to get from the train station to the statue. After many complaints about ...

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Christ of the Abyss, Key Largo

Guardian of the Reef, Grand Cayman

Early Christian symbols[edit]

Religious Art

The Kiss is an 1889 marble sculpture by the French sculptor, Auguste Rodin (1840-1917). This sculpture has a interesting story to it. it depicts the ...

The Pergamene style of the Hellenistic period, from the Pergamon Altar, early 2nd century

Unlike many other Protestants, Lutherans retained the use of the crucifix, Martin Luther church in Oberwiesenthal, Germany

Also from Auguste Rodin, is the famous sculpture “The Thinker.” Originally named The Poet, the piece was part of a commission by the Musée des Arts ...

Hermes and the Infant Dionysus, also known as the Hermes of Praxiteles or the Hermes of Olympus, is an ancient Greek sculpture of Hermes and the infant ...

A crucifix in the chancel of a Lutheran church.

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In mid-July 1842, an English gentleman named Dr. J. Griffin, who was a member of the British Lyceum of Natural History, arrived in New York City bearing a ...

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Pliny the Younger

One of the most famous of the surviving Byzantine mosaics of the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople – the image of Christ Pantocrator on the walls of the upper ...

The Christ of the Abyss statue near Portofino

Statue of Moses at the Library of Congress

Roman portraiture is characterized by its "warts and all" realism; bust of Lucius Caecilius Iucundus, a cast in the Pushkin Museum; the original in bronze ...

Christ Redeemer Statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Jesus Christ's tomb opened for first time in 500 years to reveal miraculous discovery inside - Mirror Online

Statue of Philip in the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran by Giuseppe Mazzuoli

Monumental sculpture[edit]

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

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Not only is Santa Maria Maggiore beautiful, inside it houses incredible 5th-century mosaics. Photo by Gary Ullah

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Crying statue

In this day of computers, and the triumph of science and technology, when there is so much to learn and so little time, why study a dead language?

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Statue of Saint Teresa of Ávila in Mafra National Palace, Mafra

Romanesque carving

A detail view of the damaged statue, May 1972.

Byzantine monumental Church mosaics are one of the great achievements of medieval art. These are from Monreale in Sicily from the late 12th century.

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Christ leads Adam by the hand, depicted in the Vaux Passional, c. 1504

Christian tradition[edit]

Philip the Apostle