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BRONZE HORSEMAN

 
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Falconet's statue "The Bronze Horseman" of Peter I. The horse stamps on a snake, symbolizing overcoming treachery. The statue was unveiled in 1782. This massive granite block weights 1,800 tons. On it is an inscription "To Peteer I from Cathrine II".

 
     

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