David’s Ankles: How Imperfections Could Bring Down the World’s Most Perfect Statue – The New York Times

Last summer, early in the morning, I stood out in the main square of Florence to watch the tourists come in. It was quiet. A Zamboni-like street cleaner drove its rounds, leaving wet circles on the paving stones. A vendor unpacked tarp-wrapped souvenirs from the back of his white van.

Source: David’s Ankles: How Imperfections Could Bring Down the World’s Most Perfect Statue – The New York Times

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One thought on “David’s Ankles: How Imperfections Could Bring Down the World’s Most Perfect Statue – The New York Times

  1. I guess David has held up longer than some of the ancient wonders of the world of which there is barely a trace now. How sad, with access to all the modern technology we possess, to see the statue crumble.

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