Question by : Were original greek bronze statues painted too?
Currently it’s pretty big news that greek and roman marble statues obviously were painted. Also everything indicates that this must have looked hideous if you apply our modern standards, but whatever. I learned in school that many of the greek marble sculptures are in fact roman copies of greek bronze sculptures (because the romans needed the bronze for making weapons but being more cultivated than medieval christians, who just destroyed the artworks for being unchristian and mostly nude, made marble copies before melting them down).

So what I want to know is this: Were the original greek bronzes painted too? Which of the marble sculptures with paint found on them are greek originals and not just roman copies? If none, is there any proof that greek originals were painted at all?

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Answer by Daniel
I don’t think that the original greek bronzes were painted. The bronze is formed as a cast to keep the sculpture uniform. Basically, the sculptures were hollow to seal in the layer of bronze. Here is a useful link that I found most interesting about.

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Question by Alluring! I like it! OOOOOWWWWWWW!!!: Which melee weapon would you decide on if you ended up?
Heading commando in the battlefield? Against an army of 10,000 (medieval army style)
(select one and why)
Katana or Nodachi, Sword and shield, Chinese spear, Chinese halbert, English spear with shield, English halbert, Whip chain, Nun-chuks, Bo employees, Chinese twin blades, Warhammer with shield, Mace with shield, Flail with shield, Scimitar (middle east blade) with shield, War pike, Double pike, War axe, Prolonged sword, Spartan spear and shield, Spartan sword and shield, Flying guilotine.

Many thanks :)
Mines would be the Bo employees. Why? Simply because its 1 of the weapons of the seven warriors who each killed one thousand soldiers to protect their lord.

I am a bo personnel grasp, 15 a long time of encounter, I can spin it 90 miles an hour, The spin is only for defence, I can’t strike with it spinning 90 miles an hour or I will loose grip.

Anyway I feel the warrior who used the bo employees, had a 360 diploma barrier defence. You can strike lightning rapidly, The highest strike is 200 lbs per hit, Only fifteen kilos is adequate to break your skull. Sure 360 barrier, if arrows have been launched at you, your lifeless except if you have a shield, Bo personnel, you can deflect the arrows, your spinning it ninety miles an hour, Nearly sheer excellent 360 barrier ^^.

You is not going to get drained that easily lol, I have chizzled fingers @_@ due to the fact of that.

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Reply by gunpowder and lead six
an atomic bomb

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