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54mm
Greek Amazon

by: Costas Rodopoulos [ MAJOR_GOOSE ]


Originally published on:
Historicus Forma

Introduction

Committed to their company motto, “The ancient World in your hands”, Spanish company Ares Mythologic focuses on high quality ancient and mythological personalities.

The subject of this review is a female mythological character: AM-54T-75 Greek Amazon, a 54mm white metal miniature.

The Amazon, sculpted by Eduard Pérez with the box-art by Jose Jarque, is in a dynamic running or advancing pose while pointing with her spear – perhaps pointing to an exposed flank or the enemy.

The kit

A dark red hard carton box with inside zipper plastic bag and inside this foam protection holds safely all 7 white metal pieces of the figure.

The 7 pieces are comprised of the following:

  • The Torso with 1 foot and head
  • Left arm
  • Right arm holding spear
  • Small piece of cloth
  • Shield
  • Crest for the helmet
  • Small round base

    A leaflet containing few lines of information, 2 pictures of the painted figure and the contact information for the company is included.

    Quality and Detail

    The figure is well sculpted with the various parts of the figure crisply defined.

    The arms will need to be pinned in order to secure them properly to the body and hold them firmly in position.

    The white metal material is good and the surfaces are relatively smooth and clean. There are some light molding lines prevalent on the external parts of the feet that will require minor attention with a sharp blade. Other than that, you will just need a soft touch with fine steel wool to polish the metal. After that, just a gentle wash with a mild detergent will finish off the cleaning prior to priming.

    Painting

    This is a relatively easy figure to paint despite it having a fair amount of flesh. I think anyone interested in this particular subject or Greek mythology will enjoy painting this figure.

    Conclusion – Final Verdict

    Ares Mythologic releases good quality, fairly unique subjects that really do give the miniaturist something different to paint. This Greek Amazon is no different.

    Recommended

  • SUMMARY
    Highs: A very unique subject
    Lows: Minor molding lines around the feet
    Verdict: Ares Mythologic releases good quality, fairly unique subjects that really do give the miniaturist something different to paint. This Greek Amazon is no different.
    Percentage Rating
    78%
      Scale: 54mm
      Mfg. ID: AM-54T-75
      Suggested Retail: 20.25 EUR
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      PUBLISHED: Feb 06, 2007
      NATIONALITY: Greece / Ελλάδα
    NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
      THIS REVIEWER: 88.76%
      MAKER/PUBLISHER: 86.00%

    Our Thanks to Ares Mythologic!
    This item was provided by them for the purpose of having it reviewed on this KitMaker Network site. If you would like your kit, book, or product reviewed, please contact us.

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    About Costas Rodopoulos (Major_Goose)
    FROM: KIKLADHES, GREECE / Ελλάδα

    I started modelling 27 years ago with some 1/72 planes and military vehicles. Soon the diorama bug got into me and with Sheperd Paynes books I dug in. I loved to build dioramas and military vehicles till the Vietnam Era. I don't like modern stuff so much. 4 years ago I had a crush on figure painti...

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