Christ of the Abyss, Italy

Christ of the Abyss is a submerged bronze statue of Jesus, the first & original statue is located in the Mediterranean Sea right off San Fruttuoso in the Italian Riviera.
In 1954 the sculpture was placed 17 meters underwater. Christ’s statue is  2½ metres tall.
Other casts of the statue are located in other places worldwide – not only underwater but also in churches and museums.
In 1961 a copy was placed in Grenada.
In 1965 it was placed approximately in just 8 meters depth, close to Key Largo, Florida, in the United States.
The U.S sculpture is the most photographed statue out of the three.

For more information visit Wikipedia – Christ of the Abyss

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