Figurines such as this were found as part of grave offerings as tributes to the deceased warrior. Originals date to the 8th and7th centuries BC and are found in the museum in Sparta and Olympia.
He is cast for us, in Greece, using the traditional 'lost wax' method. As nothing is mass-produced, there will inevitably be slight variations in patination and colouring. Each piece is, therefore, unique.
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bronze statue: hoplite warrior
- Code: BS-33
- Status: In Stock
- excl tax: £50.00