The Lares were Roman gods protecting house and family. The Lares the Romans venerated were usually seen as the glorified spirits of the forefathers.
This bronze Lar is a replica of a 1st century original found in Lyon. It is currently part of the collection of the archaeological museum in Lyon. Such statues are found throughout the Roman empire.
This Lar is fully hand made from ceramic and covered with a layer of bronze. It is 17 cm high.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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