Fontanini Seated Ox Nativity Figure By Roman Inc. Item #: 53434 For the Fontanini 20" Masterpiece Collection During the time of Jesus oxen were very valuable animals. They provided the strength and endurance farmers during ancient times needed for all their heavy farm work. They pulled plows operated water wheels and helped clear land. Fontanini's artisans sculpted and hand-painted a very detailed tribute to the ox. Be sure to include them in your village and you'll see just how much a variety of animals can add to a Nativity's biblical authenticity. Materials: Marble-Based Resin Please Note: Figure can be used outdoors but not in extreme weather and should be placed in a sheltered area.