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Michelangelo's David and his cracked ankles

David’s Cracked Ankles

In Florence, Italy sits a monument representing the perfect beauty of the human form. Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo created David in the 15th century. David is a marvel of marble sitting at 17 feet tall. It is the most famous statue in the world, receiving over a million visitors each year in the rotunda room. A variety of incidents damaged the statue over the years, including a broken arm, a cracked eyelid, and a missing toe. However, there is one...

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