This sculpture is in perfect condition. 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 defiantlooking 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 Milo's signature. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "99_dollar_bargains" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.