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Âronze statuette of an athlete from Sicyon. About 440 B.C

Ôhe youth turns his head to the left, possibly towards an object (bowl?) which he was holding in his hand. The original of this work –a statue of an athlete in a sanctuary- should be sought in the circle of the famous sculptor Polykleitos.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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