Marcus Aurelius bronze bust

Made of 100% pure bronze (lost wax)

Dimensions:
31" (79cm) High

Weight:
66 lbs (30 kg)

Item No.
IT019

Period:
Roman Imperial (1st-4th century A.D.)

$6,299.00

Secured and trusted checkout with

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus[notes 1] (26 April 121 - 17 March 180) was Roman Emperor from 161 to 180. He ruled with Lucius Verus as co-emperor from 161 until Verus' death in 169. He was the last of the "Five Good Emperors", and is also considered one of the most important Stoic philosophers. During his reign, the empire defeated a revitalized Parthian Empire; Aurelius' general Avidius Cassius sacked the capital Ctesiphon in 164. Aurelius fought the Marcomanni, Quadi, and Sarmatians with success during the Marcomannic Wars, but the threat of the Germanic Tribes began to represent a troubling reality for the empire. A revolt in the east led by Avidius Cassius failed to gain momentum and was suppressed immediately. Marcus Aurelius' work Meditations, written in Greek while on campaign between 170 and 180, is still revered as a literary monument to a government of service and duty. It serves as an example of how Aurelius approached the Platonic ideal of a philosopher-king and how he symbolized much of what was best about Roman civilization.
Made of bronze (lost wax). "Lost Wax" bronze (or hot-cast bronze) is actually 100% pure Bronze - essentially copper and tin. The most known and used process for making "lost wax" involves pouring of molten bronze. This is the same method used by the ancient civilizations to create bronze sculptures. The making of a "lost wax" bronze is a complex and time consuming process, and specific technical expertise is needed to accomplish the task of making a bronze.
PayPal, VISA, MC, AmEx, Google Checkout, checks, bank transfers accepted
Please allow 30 days for delivery. We ship worldwide. Shipping to US and Canada is free $0. Please contact us to obtain shipping cost quote if you are not ordering from US/Canada.
Item is returnable within 7 days for money back guarantee (minus 20% restocking fee) provided it is returned undamaged in original condition and packaging
  1. Lion Statue of Beaumaris Castle
    Dimensions: 12"W x 10.5"D x 31.5"H (30 cm x 27 cm x 80 cm)
    $159.00
  2. Star Mask wall plaque
    Dimensions: L: 6" W: 5.5" H: 1.5"
    $14.99