What Does Lady Liberty Hold in Her Left Hand?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 3, 2020 1:36:43 PM ET

Lady Liberty, which is generally referred to as the Statue of Liberty, is holding a "tabula ansata," which is a tablet that evokes the law. The tablet is inscribed with the date July 4, 1776, which is the date of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

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