Hippocrates of Kos Greek Physician Father of Medicine Sculpture Bust on Box Plinth
Bring a touch of history to your home or office with this realistic 3D printed portrait bust of Hippocrates. Made with high-quality PLA material, this bust interprets the likeness of the father of medicine with intricate detail. The accompanying box plinth displays the name and lifetime of Hippocrates on the front, while the back features the inspiring quote "Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity." Choose from 5 different base colors to customize the look of your bust and box plinth. This unique piece is sure to make a lasting impression on all who see it.
Hippocrates was a Greek physician, widely considered to be the "father of medicine." Born in 460 BCE on the island of Kos, he is best known for his famous oath taken by physicians, which is still in use today. He is also known for his work on diet and lifestyle, and for his emphasis on observation and careful diagnosis. He wrote many medical texts, which were widely read and used in ancient times and his teachings and principles are still highly regarded today. He died around 370 BCE.
Perfect for display on the library shelf, entertainment center, office space, collector’s gallery, in the classroom, and more. Makes a great gift for the Teacher, Professor, or history enthusiast in your life, or simply to add to your own collection of people who inspire you.
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHTS
- 7-inch: 3.5" wide, 4" deep, 7" tall, and weighs 5 - 7 oz depending on geometry.
- 12-inch: 6.25" wide, 5" deep, 12" tall, and weighs 1 lb.
Note: Approximate measurements. The height measured includes the base.
- Lightweight - Multiple busts can be displayed on floating shelves
- Unique - Original artwork
- Collectible - Over 180 subjects in our ever-growing library
- 3D Printed - Intersection of technology and art to bring a unique presentation
Washable in lukewarm soapy water.
This product is made using 3D printing technology. As with any 3D printed product, there may be slight variations in size and finish. This product is not intended for heavy use or load-bearing applications. The manufacturer and seller of this product do not accept any responsibility for any damages or injuries resulting from the use of this product. By purchasing and using this product, you acknowledge and accept these limitations and assume all risk associated with its use.
POLYLACTIC ACID (PLA PLASTIC)
This product is made using PLA (polylactic acid) plastic, a biodegradable, plant-based material. It is not recommended for use in high heat or humid environments as it may warp or degrade. It is also not suitable for heavy use or load-bearing applications. The manufacturer and seller of this product do not accept any responsibility for any damages or injuries resulting from the use of this product. By purchasing and using this product, you acknowledge and accept these limitations and assume all risk associated with its use.
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