Lysimachus, terracotta bust of the Augustean age - our copy

Lysimachus, terracotta bust of the Augustean age - our copy

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Terracotta bust of Lisimachus, Macedonian general in the wake of Alexander the Great. Our reproduction of the Augustean copy of the National Museum of Naples (23 B.-14 AD) from the original of the II century BC
Patinated terracotta.

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Height 28.74 in 73 cm
Width 15.75 in 40 cm
Depth 9.84 in 25 cm
Weight 33.07 lbs 15 Kg
Artist / Creator / Architect Greek II century b.C.
Round base diameter Ø 8.66 in 22 cm
Manufacturing Hand made in Italy
Material Terracotta

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Lysimachus (c. 360 BCE – 281 BCE) was a Macedonian officer and diadochus (i.e. "successor") of Alexander the Great, who became a basileus ("King") in 306 BCE, ruling Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedon. One of Lysimachus's great personal friends was known to be Philippides of Kephale. The decree for Philippides makes it evident that he was with the king during the revolution and the king himself often spoke well of Philippides efforts to the Athenian ambassadors. He also convinced the King to render much service after Ipsos, securing the release of the prisoners whom Lysimachus had taken


 

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