As the original Etruscan ‘Chimera’ was sent to the United States, the Superintendence and the Archaeological Museum of Florence asked the Marinelli Foundry to make a mould on the original work. The “identical” cast was placed at entrance to the museum.

  • Mould on the original at Archaeological Museum
  • Plaster mothermold execution at Archaeological Museum
  • Silicon Moulds and plaster mothermolds at the Foundry
  • Wax retouching in the Foundry
  • Some of the waxes in the Foundry
  • Application of the "drains" in the Foundry
  • F. Marinelli Jr. presenting the replica of the Chimera at Archaeological Museum