The god that is shown here is the ruler of the sky and all the other Olympians. He may have been holding a scepter in his right hand and a thunderbolt in his left hand. This statue is made of gold and ivory, standing at about forty-feet tall, it is one of the Seven wonders of the ancient world. It was at Mt. Olympia, in the temple of Zeus. It was most likely made around 430 B.C.. It was made to honor the god with a beautiful statue. It was made by Pheidias, a sculptor in the ancient world.
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