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7901

Marble grave stele of a young javelin-bearer, found in Athens
550-540 BC.

Grave stele, made of Parian marble. It was found built into the Themistokleian wall, Athens. It represents a young athlete holding a javelin. The background preserves traces of red color.
The total height of the stele, along with the missing crowning, was about 4,5 m.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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