Cast of a head from a wrestler-group

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    Hanover, Wallmoden Collection, on long-term loan to the Archaeological Institute of the Georg August University in Göttingen.

    This fragment from a statue group shows a wrestler, whose head is preserved, trying to remove the left hand of his opponent with his own left hand. 1st century AD, after a work of the Hellenistic period.

    Produced by the restoration workshop at the Archaeological Institute in Göttingen (Ms. Jorun Ruppel).

    In: Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

Further reading

Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

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