Capitoline Wolf with Romulus and Remus bronze sculpture
This is an impressive replica casted in BRONZE of the famous Capitpoline Wolf with Romulus and Remus, one of the most important and beautiful surviving masterpieces of antiqity. The Capitoline Wolf with Romulus and Remus is a reproduction of the Etruscan art that stands in the Palazzo dei Conservatori on Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy. The mythical tale of Romulus and Remus has all the makings of a modern day epic. The twins were sons of Mars, god of war and Rhea Silvia, daughter of King Numitor of Alba Longa. King Numitor was overthrown by his brother Amulius who then ordered Romulus and Remus to be cast into the Tiber River. They were rescued by a she-wolf who cared for them until a herdsman found and raised them. Romulus and Remus grew and after reclaiming Alba Longa for King Numitor, the brothers began plans for a city near the site of their rescue on the banks of the Tiber. During a quarrel over the city’s name, Romulus killed Remus. He then built the city, giving it his name - ROME. Rome became a capital of the Roman Empire, which spen over Europe, Asia, and Africa. Weight: 60 lbs. Dimensions: 22" x 18" x 10". SHIPPING CHARGES: Shipping is free to our US customers - $0. If you live outside US please contact us for a shipping quote. We also have a large size of the Capotiline Wolf in bronze of Weight: 285 lbs. Please visit this item in our store.
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