This bust is made after the world-famous statue of Emperor August, excavated in Prima Porta. The statue was discovered on 20th April 1863 in the villa of August's wife Livia. Nowadays, the statue is part of the collection of the Vatican Museums.
August was one of the first Roman emperors and has implemented many reforms in the Roman Empire. The reforms of Emperor Hadrian can also be perceived as the base for the exponential growth and the developments in the Roman Empire.
This bust is made of plaster alabaster, it is bronzed. This bust is 28 cm high.
Material: gypsum alabaster (patinated);
Suitable for outside use: Yes;
Suitable for painting: No;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight: 5000 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
Packaged with 100% recycled material
When packaging this item, we exclusively use 100% recycled plastic and recycled paper/cardboard from FSC certified forests. We reuse a large part of the material directly without the intervention of a recycling process.
Recycle the material by separating your waste:
1. Cardboard: separate or reuse your paper.
2. Plastic cushions, clothing bags and plastic tape: separate or reuse your plastic. If possible, pierce the cushions with a volume reduction needle.
3. Paper packaging for jewelry and small items: these have a plastic inner layer. Remove these, then separate your paper and plastic.