The statue of a woman atop the U.S. Capitol Building, bearing a shield and sheathed sword, is called this.
E Pluribus Unum
Freedom. Created by Thomas Crawford, the statue was placed atop the dome in 1863. The statue wears a helmet crested with an eagle’s head, feathers and talon – symbols of the Native American tribes – and a brooch with letters U.S. on it. She stands on a globe featuring the words E Pluribus Unum, Latin for Out of many, one.
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