A small piece of Mesapotamia sold for $57,000,000

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  1. Katamari Prime

    Katamari Prime Hassan Chop! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Very impressive for something slightly larger than the size of a 3" titanium figure.
     
  2. Vector Sigma

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    I think i'll display it next to lioconvoy...
     
  3. Foster

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    I'm waiting for the pewter variant.
     
  4. pscoop

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    Small price to pay,

    if you have several billion dollars.
     
  5. Primal84

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    I feel better about my spending habits. :D 
     
  6. Scrappy

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    So this went to a private collector? Wow art lovers are loaded.
     
  7. Kickback

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    Looks better than have the statues and busts put out today.
     
  8. Foster

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    I think she'd make a kickass Battle Beast.
     
  9. Katamari Prime

    Katamari Prime Hassan Chop! TFW2005 Supporter

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    And consdiering it was made at the time the wheel was just becoming popular, in amazing condition.
     
  10. LigerPrime

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    I agree - the sculpting is pretty good but I'm kinda amazed that its based in some sort of cat-man???
     
  11. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    I wish They Might Be Giants bought it. That would be too awesome.
     
  12. Katamari Prime

    Katamari Prime Hassan Chop! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Only if it came from Istanbul (not Constaninople)
     
  13. llamatron

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    RabidYak Go Ninja Go Ninja Go

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    I wanted a wheel for christmas that year, but had to make do with fire instead because the caves were all out of stock.
     
  15. ranoobu

    ranoobu I like fried chicken

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    So.. does this mean it was on loan to the museum? I didn't know museums would auction off priceless history
     
  16. Foster

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    The museum didn't own it and presumably didn't sell it.
     
  17. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    I see you haven't listened to their newest CD yet...
     
  18. Katamari Prime

    Katamari Prime Hassan Chop! TFW2005 Supporter

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    No, clearly not. Just attempting humor. Needs work, huh?
     
  19. Jux

    Jux Please, call me Steve. Veteran

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    Why does that amaze you? More recently than 5,000 years ago, the Egyptians worshipped animal and sun gods. Hindu doesn't exactly stick to 100% human gods either.
     
  20. Katamari Prime

    Katamari Prime Hassan Chop! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well said
     

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