Why are arms missing from Greek sculpture?

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Greek sculpture is very old, most of it more than 2000 years. There have been lots of incidents which have damaged artwork. MInor accidents may be sufficient to damage protruding parts of a marble sculpture, as arms, legs, head, ears, nose, penis etc. Note that most Greek sculpture was bronze. Most antique marble sculpture is Roman or Roman copies of Greek bronze originals.
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