Marble Dimensions:6.5" x 5". This is a bronze sculpture honoring, Darius I, known as Darius the Great (550 - 486 BCE). He was the third Persian "king of kings" (emperor) of the Achaemenid Empire. Darius held the empire at its peak, then including Egypt, Balochistan, and parts of Greece.The decay and eventual downfall of the empire commenced with his death and the ascension of his son, Xerxes I. Darius organized the empire- coordinated a new uniform monetary system, made Aramaic the official language of the empire and initiated construction projects throughout the empire, focusing on Susa, Pasargadae, Persepolis, Babylon, and Egypt. He stands defiant looking out at the beholder with a penetrating presence. This sculpture was cast using the archaic lost-wax method and finished with a brown patina stain for perpetuation. It is mounted upon a black marble base with the European Bronze Finery stamp of quality and the artist. Virgin Islands, however, an additional charge may be required. New Detailed Hand Crafted Hot Cast Bronze Not Resin Satisfaction Guaranteed. This is Stock Photo, Slight Color Variation! Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "exotic_bronze" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.