Socrates Statue Replica

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A replica statuette of Socrates, an Ancient Greek philosopher. The original marble artefact is in the collections of the Department of Greece and Rome in the British Museum. It was found in Alexandria, and is thought to be either an Hellenistic original dating to the 2nd century BCE, or a Roman copy. <br> <br>Socrates who was from Ancient Athens, had a profound impact on ancient and modern philosophy. <br> <br> Little is known about his life except for the stories from his students. He married a younger woman called Xanthippe and had three sons. <br> <br> Socrates did not have appearance of the 'ideal Athenian masculinity'. However, he was a great believer of the importance and power of the mind.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a replica statue of Socrates.

Expertly crafted from resin, this ornament is based on a statuette housed in the British Museum’s collection. The marble figure represents the famous ancient Greek philosopher Socrates (c.470-399 BC). The 2nd-3rd century original was discovered in Alexandria, and is thought to be a Hellenistic original or a Roman copy.

Socrates, born in Athens at a time when the city was synonymous with wisdom and learning, would become one of the founders of what is now thought of as philosophy, and was a great believer in the importance and power of the mind.

A handsome piece which will be perfectly at home on a desk or bookshelf.

  • Product Code: CMCR52460
  • Product Weight: 1.45Kg
  • T.P: 36.56
  • Dimensions: H31cm x W11 x L7m
  • Material: Resin
  • Postage Weight: 1.55 Kg

A replica statuette of Socrates, an Ancient Greek philosopher. The original marble artefact is in the collections of the Department of Greece and Rome in the British Museum. It was found in Alexandria, and is thought to be either an Hellenistic original dating to the 2nd century BCE, or a Roman copy. <br> <br>Socrates who was from Ancient Athens, had a profound impact on ancient and modern philosophy. <br> <br> Little is known about his life except for the stories from his students. He married a younger woman called Xanthippe and had three sons. <br> <br> Socrates did not have appearance of the 'ideal Athenian masculinity'. However, he was a great believer of the importance and power of the mind.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a replica statue of Socrates.

Expertly crafted from resin, this ornament is based on a statuette housed in the British Museum’s collection. The marble figure represents the famous ancient Greek philosopher Socrates (c.470-399 BC). The 2nd-3rd century original was discovered in Alexandria, and is thought to be a Hellenistic original or a Roman copy.

Socrates, born in Athens at a time when the city was synonymous with wisdom and learning, would become one of the founders of what is now thought of as philosophy, and was a great believer in the importance and power of the mind.

A handsome piece which will be perfectly at home on a desk or bookshelf.

  • Product Code: CMCR52460
  • Product Weight: 1.45Kg
  • T.P: 36.56
  • Dimensions: H31cm x W11 x L7m
  • Material: Resin
  • Postage Weight: 1.55 Kg
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