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Alexander the Great Sarcophagus

Made of cast stone and hand-finished in antique finish
Finish: Antique Stone
Dimensions: W: 30" H: 22" D: 5.5" (76cm x 56cm x 14cm)
Weight: 80 lbs (36 kg)
Item No. 013a
Period: Hellenistic Age (4th-1st century B.C.)


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Detail from the Alexander the Great Sarcophagus Large Plaque. This plaque is a section-detail from the one of the four panels of the Alexander Sarcophagus, the battle scene showing Macedonians and Persians fighting each other. It shows Alexander the Great on horse wearing his lion’s scalp (the first figure) bringing down a Persian cavalryman, while next to them another Macedonian is facing a Persian infantryman. This section plaque includes only these four figures and is for the first time offered to the modern collector of ancient art. Weight about 80 Lbs. Dimensions W: 30″ H: 22″ D: 5.5″

Made of cast stone. Cast stone is a type of gypsum cement whose properties are much different from plaster of paris which is what most sculpture shops use. Unlike plaster, which is soft, light and weak, cast stone is hard, heavy and strong. Cast stone feels like, and is heavy like a real stone would be, which can be experienced as soon you try to lift it. This item has a hole or a hook in the back for easy wall hanging.

This item is also available in other color finishes - if you like other then the pictured finish, please chose from the pull down menu above. To see pictures of our cast stone finishes please visit our "Cast Stone Sculptures FAQ". There is no extra charge for any other finish you chose.
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Ships within a week. Because of its large size this item can not be shipped via standard Post Office. We only ship this item on a skid. It will be placed horizontaly on a skid for safe transportation.
Ancient Sculpture Gallery stands behind its merchandise. Returns are accepted within 30 days. You may exchange this item or receive a refund for your return, provided the item is returned undamaged in original condition.