Emperor Augustus primaporta
Imperator Caesar Divi Filius - Emperor Augustus
Augustus * 23 September 63 BC as Gaius Octavius in Rome; † 19 August 14 AD in Nola (near Naples).
Reigned 27 BC to 14 AD.
Octavian transforms your home into a Roman villa
The Romans understood a lot about creating monuments for the most important personalities of a period. Undoubtedly, Augustus was one of them, which is why a lot of statues and busts of him were built.
This museum replica of Augustus' bust is an imposing piece of art, which should not be missing in the house of a real Rome lover. This bust not only looks beautiful, no, it is also made of high quality alabaster. This is a natural material which is often used in the preservation of monuments. Unlike building plaster, this plaster dries particularly hard and thus gives Augustus bust the final touch to perfection.
The original in your own living room
The original was found in Rome and comes from the area of "prima porta". This bust is dated to the first century AD, after during the lifetime of Augustus.
- Augustus height: about 14cm
- with black, polished marble base
- incl. brass plate
The attention to detail of the artist is breathtaking. A visual highlight in any home. Especially stands out the civic crown, which Augustus wears on his opf. It was the highest military decoration in the Roman Empire. This was an insignia of royal dignity and was immortalized on Augustus' bust for all time.
The wearer of this crown was entitled to great privileges. For example, all people had to rise when he entered the room and the whole stadium, and therefore the senators, when he entered the games.
Wonderful gift idea
If you are still looking for a gift for an enthusiastic Roman you will quickly find it here. This Augustus bust is a must and an absolute highlight, whether in the office, on the desk, in the hallway or even in the garden. The looks of the guests has the bust in any case safe.
Already since the discovery of this bust it fascinates the observers. The beauty of this Augustus bust is undisputed. It is among the most elaborate and valuable busts from the time of Octavian. The bust is worth every penny and is an incredibly beautiful relic for any home.
This Augustus bust brings the Roman everyday life to your room.
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