When we think about the use of marble in the artistic and architectural field, the mind goes above all to Greek and Roman art, but the first marble sculptures were made much earlier, in neolithic times. In the Cyclades, in particular, marble objects dating back to the 4th and 3rd millennium .C.
The Minoans civilization also appreciated the properties of marble, especially the variants of the Peloponnese, while the Egyptians worked various types of granites to use them mainly in the creation of ritual vessels and for the coating of pyramids.
It is in ancient Greece, and later in ancient Rome, however, that marble became a prince material in art and architecture, being used in the construction of buildings and statues that we can still admire in cities and museums today.
On this page, you can admire some examples of marble sculptures that history has left us, generally depending on historical periods, the sculpture will be shaped in different forms. The types of marble are manifold and since ancient times it was considered a moldable material, so through sanding stones, the surface became mirrored. Also appreciated a lot by the architecture both classic ancient and modern.Latest arrivals