Discobolus of Myron
Modern reconstruction of the original statue of the 5th century BCE.
Coupled bronze-painted plaster casts.
Rome, Roman National Museum

Discobolus of Myron.

Modern reconstruction of the original statue of the 5th century BCE.
Coupled bronze-painted plaster casts.

Rome, Roman National Museum
(Museo nazionale romano)

Description:
Plaster cast from specimen founded in 1906 in the Castel Porziano was added by means of casts: from the head Lancelotti; right arm of copy from the Casa Buonarotti (Florence); and foots from the British Museum.
Credits:
Photo, text: O. F. Waldhauer. MIRON. RSFSR. Gosudarstvennoe izdatel’stvo, Berlin, 1923, ill. 1.
From Brunn. Denkm. griech.-röm. Sculpt.
Verlag F. Bruckmann A.-G., München.
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