A curious Barbarian had her nose torn off at the bazaar, or why were the Egyptian statues blocked from breathing?Pictolic
The statue of Venus de Milo without hands is a symbol of the era of ancient Greece. The sculpture of a pharaoh without a nose is the emblem of ancient Egypt. Small and large, made of clay and stone, the unfortunate statues often became noseless.
Who disfigured the works of ancient Egyptian art, and for what purpose they did it, find out from our material.
From statues of rich Egyptians to sculptures of gods and goddesses — one feature remains unchanged: most ancient Egyptian statues are devoid of noses.
This can be attributed to the destruction of time, but experts believe that the noses of the statues were deliberately beaten off.