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X 6439

Bronze portrait head of a boxer, found at Olympia (Peloponnese)
ca. 330-320 BC.

Found in 1880 at Olympia. The head is crowned with kotinos, the olive-wreath awarded to victors in the Olympic Games, of which only the stem is preserved. The individual facial features have led to the identification of the figure as a boxer. The head probably belonged to a statue of the famous boxer Satyros of Elis, who repeatedly won the boxing event at Nemea, Pythia and Olympia. The statue of the boxer Satyros at Olympia was the work of the Athenian bronze-sculptor Silanion. Height 0,28 m.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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