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Who is the ancient king looking down on Civic Center?

May 14, 2019

A regal statue keeps watch of San Francisco Main Library's Fulton Street entrance. Who is he and why is he there? 

That's the question Angelo Sphere posed to KALW's collaborative news project Hey Area. Reporter Jürgen Klemm tracked down the sculptor of the statue, Fred Parhad, to learn the answer. Click on the audio player above to hear their conversation.

This story first aired in April 2017.

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