Wounded Achilles Warrior bronze sculpture statue

Made of 100% pure bronze (lost wax)

Finish:
hand pantinated finish

Dimensions:
14.5" x 11.8" (37 x 30cm)

Item No.
BE405

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

$990.00

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Beautiful pure bronze sculpture of Achilles. In Greek mythology, Achilles (Ancient Greek: ????????) was a Greek hero of the Trojan War, the central character and the greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad. Achilles also has the attributes of being the most handsome of the heroes assembled against Troy. Later legends (beginning with a poem by Statius in the first century AD) state that Achilles was invulnerable in all of his body except for his heel. Since he died due to an arrow shot into his heel, the "Achilles' heel" has come to mean a person's principal weakness.
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.

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