Alexander the Great large bust(with broken nose) Available only with the pictured 2 rod base. This is a hand-sculpted and cast stoned with antique finish reproduction of the bust of Alexander the Great found in the Acropolis of Athens and now in the Archeological Museum of Athens. In the museum original the nose is broken. Our customers have the option to own this impressive piece of sculpture as it is in the museum (as pictured here) or with the restored nose as we have restored it and are the first to offer it. Alexander III the Great, the King of Macedonia and conqueror of the Persian Empire is considered one of the greatest military geniuses of all times.He was inspiration for later conquerors such as Hannibal the Carthaginian, the Romans Pompey and Caesar, and Napoleon. Alexander was son of Philip II, King of Macedonia, and Olympias, the princess of neighboring Epirus. Having conquered the entire Persian Empire he made Macedonia the largest world empire, stretching from Europe to India.
For the next three centuries the Macedonians ruled most of this vast area, ending with Cleopatra VII in 30 BC, the last Macedonian ruler of Egypt. This period of 300 years is known today as "Hellenistic". He was many things to many people - a dashing warrior king, filled with ambition, courage and the arrogance of youth, leading his vastly outnumbered forces against the massive Persian armies... A son desperatelt longing for the approval of his stern, battle-scarred father, torn and conflictedby his mother's legasy...
A relentless conqueror who never lost a battle and drove his soldiers to the very edges of the Known World... A visionary whose dreams, deeds and destiny echo through eternity, helping to shape the fase of the world as we know it today. He was all that and more. He was Alexander the Great. Dimensions: W: 9.5" H: 19" D: 10.All stone products made by Ancient Excavation are actually "cast stone", which is a cement product called Dhrystone. The product contains limestone, aggregate and some mason's sand. Our products are carefully packed in clean, recycled cardboard boxes to keep the prices as low as possible for our customers. Please inspect the product immediately upon arrival.
This item is in the category "Art\Fine Art Sculptures". The seller is "ancientexcavation" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped worldwide.