This bust is a replica of a large bust of emperor Constantine the Great. The original is part of the collection of the archaeological museum of Napels. These statues were often painted to make them appear lifelike.
Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus (Naissus, 27 february approx. 280 - Ancyrona, 22 may 337), known as Constantine I the Great, was a Roman emperor. In july 306 he was proclaimed imperator and Augustus by his troops. From 308 onwards he was accepted as imperator and Augustus. Because of his military victories he each time reigned a larger part of the Roman Empire until he became an absolute ruler from 342 on.
This bust is completely handmade of alabaster and its height is 17 cm. It is delivered including a black pedestal.
Material: gypsum alabaster;
Suitable for outside use: Yes;
Suitable for painting: Yes;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight: 3000 *
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.