The Bronze Statue of The God from The Sea

The ancient Greeks were very happy when they discovered bronze. Not only did they now have a material to make some pretty nifty weapons and armor out of, but their artists found the stuff to be perfect for making works of Art. Another plus side to this new metal was that it was hardwearing, and bits didn’t break off, such as arms and heads, as they did with marble and stone. As long as you got the clay mold correct then you were onto a winner. It’s a material that is still very much used today by modern artist like https://www.gillparker.com/ and her work of Bronze Wildlife Sculpture. There is one example of Greek Bronze work that has caused a fair bit of debate. It is the Artemision Bronze known as “The God from the Sea” as it was discovered off the coast of Cape Artemision and it is of … Read More