Discobolus (so-called Lancelotti or Palombara discobolus)
Parian marble. Roman copy of mid-2nd cent. CE from a bronze original by Myron of ca. 450 BCE. Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle TermeInv. No. 126371.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Discobolus (so-called Lancelotti or Palombara discobolus).

Parian marble. Roman copy of mid-2nd cent. CE from a bronze original by Myron of ca. 450 BCE.
Inv. No. 126371.

Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
(Museo nazionale romano, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme)

Origin:
Was found in Rome at the territory of villa Palombara on the Esquiline, property of the Massimi family. It was displayed in the palazzo Massimo alle Colonne, and finally in the palazzo Lancelotti of the Massimi family. 1938—1948 — in the Munich Glyptothek. Since 1948 — in the palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Rome.
Credits:
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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