7 Classical Statues Taking Selfies


These days, the big trend for arts and culture buffs is #museumselfie. But we’ve noticed that not all museum artefacts are content with merely being in the background – since the summer, the statues have been getting in on the act. Here’s some of the best #statueselfies we’ve seen so far.

1. S’up gurl?

Irish museum

2. Baby cousin is so cute! #kisses

Brooklyn Museum

3. Hey ma. Me ‘n grandpa at the museum!


4. Movember, day 21, going strong.

statue-selfie Getty museum

5. Really fed up with, like, having to stand here all day. #Sigh


6. Woke up like this #Nomakeup


7. Say that 2 my face!!!

Irish museum 2

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Written by Maiya Pina-Dacier

Head of Community at DigVentures, Maiya digs with a trowel in one hand, and a Twitter feed in the other. She reports on all our discoveries live from the trenches, and keeps our Site Hut full of the latest archaeology news. Got a story? Just drop her a line...

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