Plaster cast of Discobolus

Object Type
Artwork/Sculpture/Statue
Date Used
1970s-1980s
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Brief Description
A large, plaster free standing statue of a nude male athlete holding a discus, made up of four interconnecting pieces. This statue is an 1861 plaster cast of an ancient marble version of Myron's c.450 B.C.E. bronze sculpture, the 'Diskobolos', or discus-thrower.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 1800 W: 600 D: 1000mm (H: 70 7/8 W: 23 5/8 D: 39 3/8")
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Date Used
1970s-1980s
Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.806
Credit Line
AGOS & OM Collections

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