Torso of an athlet (so-called “Torso Valentini”).

Marble. A roman copy of ca. 100 CE after a Greek bronze model od mid-5th cent. BCE.

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

Origin:
Has been acquired at the market of antiquities in Naples, since then in the Palazzo Valentini collection in Rome. Since 1949 in Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
Credits:
© 2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.
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