The Diskobolos (Discus Thrower)

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Mark Cartwright
by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Portland Art Museum)
published on 14 January 2013
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The Diskobolos or Discus Thrower, 2nd century CE. Roman copy of a 450-440 BCE Greek bronze by Myron recovered from Emperor Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli, Italy. (British Museum, London)

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Museum), M. H. (. a. t. P. A. (2013, January 14). The Diskobolos (Discus Thrower). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1023/the-diskobolos-discus-thrower/

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