Roman Bronze 'Discobolus' Figurine 026559

Roman Bronze 'Discobolus' Figurine 026559
Very Rare Roman 'Discobolus' Figurine
Copper-alloy, 231 grams, 108 mm including stand. 1st-3rd century AD. A Roman bronze copy of the 5th century BC Greek statue "The Diskobolus of Myron". The figure is shown in active pose with right arm extended to the rear, left hand stretched across the right knee. Reference: a marble copy of the Greek original is in the British Museum under accession number GR 1805.7-3.43. Fine condition with a custom-made display stand. Provenance: ex Pullen collection; formed in the 1990s-2000s; found East Anglia, UK.


This item is accompanied by an illustrated Certificate of Authenticity.

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