The Lars were Roman deities who protected the house and the family. Usually, the Lars that were worshipped by the Romans were perceived as the divine spirits of the forefathers.
This bronze Lar is a replica of a 1st century original excavated in Lyon. Nowadays it is part of the archaeological museum in Lyon. Statuettes like this have been excavated all over the Roman Empire.
This Lar is completely handmade of earthenware and covered with a layer of bronze. It is 17 cm high. Product details:
Material: gypsum alabaster (patinated);
Suitable for outside use: Yes;
Suitable for painting: No;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight: 2000 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.