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A Substantial Ancient Roman Bronze Statue Of Hercules. Found In England

CAD $287.92 17 Bids Sold, CAD $28.21 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: padandjack (2,926) 100%, Location: PLUNGAR, NOTTS, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 172429241099 Condition: FOR CONDITION PLEASE READ OUR DESCRIPTION & SUPERSIZE THE MANY DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS LISTED BELOW., Details: A SUBSTANTIAL ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE STATUE OF HERCULES. FOUND IN ENGLAND OFFERED HERE IS A GUARANTEED GENUINE ANCIENT ROMAN CAST-BRONZE STATUE OF THE GOD HERCULES, A LARGE AND SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLETE EXAMPLE, FOUND IN ENGLAND, AND WEIGHING APPROX 118 GRAMS. FOR CONDITION PLEASE ALSO SUPERSIZE THE MANY DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS LISTED. THE STATUE SHOWS A BEARDED AND NAKED HERCULES, THE EXTREMITIES OF HIS ARMS AND LOWER LEGS BROKEN IN ANTIQUITY, THE BRONZE CASTING PROCESS BEING VISIBLE THROUGH A NATURAL FLAW IN HIS LEFT LEG, HIS UPPER TORSO WELL-MUSCLED. THE BUTTOCKS AND GENITALIA AREAS OF THE STATUE HAVE BEEN WORN THROUGH VENERATION/HOLDING IN ANTIQUITY. THE FACIAL FEATURES THOUGH WORN ARE STILL VISIBLE, INCLUDING THE BEARD AND TIGHT CURLY HAIR. THE SURFACE IS PITTED IN AREAS AND THERE ARE THE REMAINS OF SOME SURFACE ENCRUSTATION AND PATINA. THIS IS QUITE A SUBSTANTIAL, HEAVY, AND RARE FIND IN ENGLAND. IN BRITAIN, HERCULES WAS WORSHIPPED AS A GOD BY BOTH ROMANS AND CELTS ALIKE (CELTIC GOD OGMIOS OR VARIATIONS) PARTICULARLY IN EASTERN YORKSHIRE (CELTIC TRIBE PARISI), WHERE A NUMBER OF SUCH STATUES HAVE BEEN FOUND OVER THE YEARS. GURANTEED GENUINE, A STUNNING AND LARGE ANCIENT ROMAN VOTIVE STATUE, AT LEAST 1,600 YEARS OLD, FROM OUR OWN PRIVATE COLLECTION - OFFERED AT A £1 OPENING BID AND NO RESERVE!! Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small.Auctiva's Listing Templates improve your auctions in minutes. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva.com.

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