Example sentences for: statue

How can you use “statue” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • After a short distance you’ll arrive at the western wall and a small square, Plazuela de la Rogativa, with a bronze statue commemorating the torchlight religious procession, or rogativa, that saved the city in 1797.

  • Here there are molds of the missing skulls, an array of stone tools, the bones of prehistoric beasts, some human fossils, and a modern statue of Peking Man himself.

  • Just behind the statue of Henry, on the corner of Rua da Senhora da Graça, you can still see the small arcade where Portugal’s first slave auctions took place.

  • Each room has something of note but look for the pediment of a lion tearing apart a bull, dating from the sixth century b.c. in room 1. Pediment depicting a triple-headed demon, and a kouros (male statue) named The Calf-bearer — a young man carrying a calf to ritual slaughter at the temple — are both displayed in room 2. Kritikos Boy and Blond-haired Boy — two sculptures carved in the “severe” style fashionable around 480 b.c. are displayed in room 6. Panels from the Ionic frieze that decorated the Parthenon are in room 8, and the original Caryatids can be found in room 9.

  • The décor celebrates Florentine power — Vasari frescoes of victories over Siena and Pisa and Michelangelo’s Victory statue.


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