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Calix Imperium, Roma Victrix Pewter wine beaker

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  • Dedicated to the Roman Army first century AD modelled on Ancient Roman Calathus
  • Exact detailed engraving true to current Archaeological and historical findings
  • A dark Patina applied to give added 3-D effect ,average depth of engraving 3mm max 5mm
  • A unique detailed solid Pewter Embossed Beaker 3 PRIME IMAGES 80MM TALL
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Technical Details
Brand Calix Imperium
Model NumberROMAV 14CM CALIX
Item Weight399 g
Product Dimensions7.5 x 14 cm
Materialpewter
  
Additional Information
ASINB004WWNHFM
Customer Reviews 4.9 out of 5 stars 58 customer reviews
Best Sellers Rank 938,200 in Home & Kitchen (See top 100)
Shipping Weight458 g
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Date First Available26 May 2011
  
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The highly acclaimed Roman historian's and author's, Dr ADRIAN GOLDSWORTHY (Antony and Cleopatra) says : THE DESIGNERS HAVE DONE THEIR RESEARCH WELL AND GOT THINGS RIGHT. ALL IN ALL A VERY HANDSOME AND WELL MADE PIECE! DR PHILIP MATYSZAK says: THE DETAIL ON THE PANELS IS EXQUISITE. THE OVERALL EFFECT IS BOTH HANDSOME AND IMPRESSIVE. OVERALL, THIS BEAKER HAS PROVEN TO BE BOTH A HIGHLY PRACTICAL DRINKING VESSEL AND AN ORNAMENT TO WHATEVER SURFACE IT RESTS ON. SIMON SCARROW author of the highly acclaimed Eagle series says: BEAUTIFULLY SCULPTED IT IS A VERY HANDSOME THING! THE REASON WHY I PARTICULARLY LIKE THIS CUP IS THAT IT FEATURES THE MEN AND INSIGNIA OF THE SECOND LEGION, THE UNIT IN WHICH CATO LEARNED HOW TO BECOME A SOLDIER UNDER THE AFFECTIONATE EYE OF MACRO! IT'S A LOVELY THING AND HAS PRIDE OF PLACE ON MY DESK RIGHT NOW! BEAKER DIMENSIONS: HEIGHT 14cm DIAMETER 7.5cm. The ROMA VICTRIX Beaker is dedicated to the Legions of Rome from early to mid-First Century AD. The general design of the Beaker is based on the Ancient Roman Calathus. This type of drinking vessel was used by the Romans to serve wine. GENERAL PANEL DESCRIPTION. The Calathus is dedicated to the II Legion, LEGIO II AUGUSTA and its most notable Commander VESPASIAN (the future Emperor, ruled AD69-AD79).In all of the spandrels two winged victories can be seen carrying the laurel wreath Crown. In the centre of the arch is the head of VESPASIAN. The base is in the form of a Triumphal laurel wreath. There are three subject panels: PANEL I. A CENTURION, his large shield with a central boss is adorned with the Legion emblems, the CAPRICORN and the edge of the PEGASUS. These shield emblems where found on the Arch at Arausio (Orange France) and deemed to be associated with Legio II Augusta. The Centurion is seen wielding the short sword; the dagger is shown on his right side. PANEL II. THE AQUILIFER, PANEL III. THE LEGIONARY.


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