'But the greatest of these (dedications) was the ivory statue of Zeus made by the Athenian Pheidias, son of Charmides. For it was so large, that although the size of the temple was great, it seems that the sculptor had missed the symmetry, for he made Zeus seated but almost touching the ceiling with his head, thus giving the impression that if Zeus arose and stood he would unroof the temple.' From Strabo's Geography. Book 30:3(30).
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Photo taken in Archea Olimpia, Greece
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