Origin of colossus
How to use colossus in a sentence
Far off rise up from the plain two mighty seated statues, the Colossi, set up by Amenhetep iii.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
Already at Memphis it has buried innumerable statues and colossi and temples of the Sphinx.
This was formerly the principal entrance, and the office of these colossi was to welcome the multitudes.
But perhaps it may be said that these colossi were statues built-up of comparatively small stones.
The colossi had but to recede a pace or two so as to be incorporated in the substance of the pylon itself.