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Discus Thrower (Diskobolos)

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Discus Thrower (Diskobolos)
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A first century A.D. life-size (61 in. [1.54 m.]) marble statue copied from a bronze statue originally done by the sculptor Myron of Greece ca. 450 B.C. 

To view the back side of this statue Click Here.

To view an ancient discus Click Here.

To view a representation of a discus thrower on an ancient drinking cup (= kylix) Click Here.

This piece is normally displayed in the Museo Nazionale Romano, Rome.