Ancient Sculpture Gallery

Orpheus and Muses plaque

Made of cast stone and hand-finished in antique finish

Finish: Antique Stone

Dimensions: W: 20.75" H: 20.5" D: 2.5" (53cm x 52cm x 6cm)

Weight: 16 lbs (7.2 kg)

Item No. 231

Period: Greek Age (7th-4th century B.C.)

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Orpheus and Muses plaque
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In mythology Orpheus was the chief representative of the arts of song and the lyre. The mythical figure of Orpheus was borrowed by the Greeks from their Thracian neighbours; the Thracian "Orphic Mysteries", rituals of unknown content, were named after him. According to the best-known tradition, Orpheus was the son of Oeagrus, king of Thrace, and the muse Calliope. Sometimes, Calliope and Apollo were his parents. Orpheus learned music from Linus or from Apollo. He was killed by the Maenads and buried in Macedonia, below Mount Olympus.


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 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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