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Roman marble copy of the lost Greek Bronze by Myron of c450 B. C

Roman marble copy of the lost Greek Bronze by Myron of c450 B. C


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Roman marble copy of the lost Greek Bronze by Myron of c450 B. C

GREECE: THE DISCOBOLUS.
Roman marble copy of the lost Greek Bronze by Myron of c450 B.C

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Antique Bronze Figure Hellenic Republic Iron Age Marble Myron Object Roman Statue 450 Bc Discobolus Discus Thrower


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This print showcases a remarkable piece of ancient art, the Roman marble copy of the lost Greek Bronze by Myron. Dating back to around 450 B. C. , this exquisite statue holds immense historical and artistic significance. Known as "The Discobolus" it depicts a muscular male figure in mid-action, captured at the precise moment of throwing a discus. Crafted from bronze originally, this Roman marble replica beautifully preserves the essence of Myron's original creation. The attention to detail is awe-inspiring, with every muscle and sinew meticulously carved into the stone. As we gaze upon this masterpiece, we are transported back in time to an era when athletic prowess was celebrated and immortalized through art. The Discobolus personifies strength and grace, symbolizing man's physical capabilities during ancient times. This iconic sculpture represents not only athleticism but also serves as a testament to human achievement and determination. Displayed against a backdrop that hints at its age and history, this print evokes feelings of reverence for our ancestors' accomplishments. It reminds us that even thousands of years ago, people were captivated by beauty and sought ways to express their admiration through art. As we admire this extraordinary artifact from Greece's Hellenic Republic, let us reflect on how far humanity has come while appreciating the timeless allure of classical antiquity captured within these enduring works of art.

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