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Caesar Augustus of Prima Porta Bonded Marble Statue
 
1st Century, Braccio Nuovo, Vatican Museum, Rome
As the commander-in-chief of the Roman army, Caesar Augustus carries a consular baton while proclaiming triumph to his troops. Sculpted in bonded natural marble to portray Augustus as a worthy leader, the unknown artist depicted him barefoot (for honesty) and with Cupid by his side (for pureness of heart). Our scaled replica is sculpted in painstaking detail from the museum original, which was discovered on April 20, 1863 in the villa of Liva at Prima Porta, near Rome.

5½"x5"D x 11½"H 2 lbs.
 
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GREAT BUY for a 2000th ANNIVERSARY Another great purchasing experience from Design Toscano! As usual, the statue looks better in person than in photographs; particularly with this one, I thought the face was inaccurate in the photographs but in person the statue is very accurate to the original. Having said that, I do like the way photographs are taken and displayed on this website. Design Toscano is quite unique in selling such meaningful high-quality replicas of art like this. It is appropriate to purchase this iconic statue of Emperor Caesar Augustus on the 2000th anniversary of his death. This individual is a keystone of constitutional order; Rule of Law; public works, civil infrastructure, & civic service; tolerance but defense of state identity; generosity but individual responsibility; publicly accessible art & literature; timeless naturally sustainable social values & reason in nature; and, all wrapped into one, Augustus is simply a keystone of Western Civilization. Too many children in grade school across North America over the past 40+ years have been conspiratorially & deliberately uneducated about our ancient culture, Classical Antiquity. Regular quality history & civics education needs to be reconstituted into our grade school curricula… One cannot expect a well-informed citizenry if they generally know nothing of the origins & development of representative government and democracy while being ignorant of civics (how their nation is operated & its founding principles). …A proper history/civics curriculum will also yield more sales for Design Toscano! ;) September 25, 2014
A piece of history. Being a student of ancient history, I couldn't pass up this statue of Augustus Caesar. It's well-made with bonded marble and is highly detailed. It looks just like the picture. I am very pleased. June 5, 2014
Very satisfied Perfect product, high quality sculpture, fine details all over, stunning. I have been to Rome three times and have seen a great deal of statues and this one is perfect. June 10, 2013
The product is beautiful and has excellent details Very prompt service. The statue is beautiful and the detail is amazing. Highly recommended. June 9, 2013
Attractive piece. This piece looks good in our home. Very nice replica of the original. Packaging was very secure. April 18, 2013
Excellent Desk Statue This Augustus statue is perfect for commanding the area around all my history books. The material is durable and resembles marble fairly well. April 17, 2013
Great price nice statue! Got lots of these and they are all very nice. This one does not have super high levels of detail like some of them but its still a very nice little statue and being half Italian like that can get some Roman stuff not only Greek stuff. June 22, 2012
I am very pleased with this reproduction of a great work of art. I have always been mesmerized by the detailing and flowing lines. This looks just like a photo I saw. Thanks, Toscano! October 20, 2009
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