Apollo Belvedere Bust Marble. Apollo Belvedere was the most worshipped ancient Greek god of the twelve great gods of ancient Greece. Apollo was the son of Zeus and the twin brother of Artemis whom the Romans Called Diana. Apollo was the god of light and of youth and manly beauty. Apollo belvedere was also the god of prophesy and for a thousand years emperors and leaders came to the oracle of Delphi, housed in his temple, to hear prophesies which shaped the history of the Mediterranean world. Cast in bonded Carrara marble, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia Workshop. Mounted on a solid alabaster base. Hermes, the messenger of the gods, is one of the most revered images in Greek art. Our classic replica bust is faithfully replicated of alabaster dust mixed with a durable binding compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia Workshop. Mounted on a solid alabaster base to capture the original sculptural character and to add classical style to your home gallery. This base may vary in color since it is a natural stone. Diameter of base is 7".