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09/28/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Gold Kate Moss Statue Unveiled: "Largest Since Ancient Egypt"

LONDON, England -- The British Museum plans to display a statue of supermodel Kate Moss that it bills as the largest gold statue built since ancient Egypt.
The statue of Kate Moss will be displayed in the British Museum in a gallery holding anicent Greek sculpture.

The statue of Kate Moss will be displayed in the British Museum in a gallery holding anicent Greek sculpture.

Called "Siren," the statue will be part of a group of major sculptures by leading British artists to go on display at the museum in October, the museum announced.

The museum says the artist, Marc Quinn, claims it's the largest gold statue since ancient Egypt.

His previous work included the marble sculpture Alison Lapper Pregnant, which appeared on a plinth in London's Trafalgar Square.

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