Ozymandias – Ramesses II – Younger Memnon – statue ruin 28mm scale

Younger Memnon statue ruin 28mm scale
Younger Memnon statue ruin 28mm scale

£5.99

This is a solid hand cast resin miniature of the famous Younger Memnon (Ramesses II) statue as seen in the British Museum and made famous by Shelley’s poem Ozymandias.

The statue is depicted half buried in the sand awaiting excavation. In later life the real statue had a small hole made in its chest but this model is made without the hole. You can add it if you wish! The Hieroglyphics on the back of the statue are accurate.

It is a 28mm scale model and its dimensions are 65mm x 48mm x 36mm

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Product Description

This is a solid hand cast resin miniature of the famous Younger Memnon (Ramesses II) statue as seen in the British Museum and made famous by Shelley’s poem Ozymandias.

The statue is depicted half buried in the sand awaiting excavation. In later life the real statue had a small hole made in its chest but this model is made without the hole. You can add it if you wish! The Hieroglyphics on the back of the statue are accurate.

It is a 28mm scale model and its dimensions are 65mm x 48mm x 36mm

As this is hand cast resin, there may be some cleaning and preparation work may be needed to the model before painting. eg removal of mould lines, filling in of bite marks, boil removal, sanding etc

 

Links

Information about the real statue in the British Meuseum
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Younger_Memnon

BBC Radio 4 link to listen to the episode about Younger Memnon in the series History of the World in 100 Objects.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00qg5mk

British Museum page
http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/aes/c/colossal_bust_of_ramesses_ii.aspx

The Poem Ozymandias
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ozymandias

Book about getting it out of Egypt
(?)

Additional Information

Weight 70 g

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