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300 Alamo Plaza

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Spirit of Sacrifice (The Alamo Cenotaph)

Artist: Pompeo Coppini
Category: categoryDowntown
Details: sculpture in the round, marble-pink, granite
Dimensions: 60' x 58 x 13' base 1'7" x 58' x 13'6"
Date completed: 1939
Description:
Cenotaph memorial to fallen Alamo heroes: a large rectangular shaft with a wedge at lower area.  Includes a large figure with two smaller figures huddled below to represent the spirit of the heroes rising from the dead.


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