Marble head of a youth

Marble | 28.6 x 28.6cm | Ca. A.D. 41–54

Unknown Artist

Copy of a Greek bronze statue of ca. 450 B.C. attributed to Polykleitos

This head is associated with the statue of a nude athlete who probably held a diskos. The famous Greek sculptor Polykleitos sought rigorous, mathematically based proportions in ...
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