Alexander the Great, Silver-plated bust

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This particular artwork with the head of Alexander the Great, inspired us to create this unique product. It is a relief from an ancient mirror, dating to 1000 B.C., from Ancient Greece. The represantation is made of copper, coated in silver solution 999°, mounted on an acrylic back (plexiglass).

Dimensions: 15cm x 15cm x 6,5cm

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All of our creations are handmade and are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and a guarantee of our workshop.

Estimated delivery time :           - Greece : 5 working days

                                                  - Europe : 7 - 10 working days

                                                 - Rest of world : 10 - 28 working days

From the Minoan and Mycenaean era, being beautiful was part of everyday life for men and women of all social classes in ancient Greece. The use of cosmetics such as perfumes, was adopted by civilizations of ancient Egypt.

Many cosmetic items, such as mirrors, were found in Minoan and Mycenaean palaces and in many Greek cities, in male and female graves. It is elaborate findings, of exceptional quality and aesthetic, and are masterpieces of sculpture. The mirrors were made by polished metal, mostly copper, and had carved handles created by silver, gold or wood. The luxury of the metal stated  the social status of the owner.

This particular mirror has an image of God pan, with facial features of Alexander the Great. Ancient mirrors are exhibited in the National Archaeological Museum in Athens.

Area:
Ancient Greece
Date:
1000 B.C.
Details:
with acrylic stand (back)
Dimensions (WxHxD):
15 cm x 15 cm x 6,5 cm
Gross Weight:
252 gr
Material:
Silver-plated Copper
Subcategory:
Relief representation
Weight:
227 gr

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