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240 cubits is about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, it's 1.180 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.84750 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 203.40 cubits including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
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