Cast of a statuette of a discus thrower

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  • Catalogue text

    Attachment from a vessel representing an athlete preparing to throw
    the discus. He holds the discus in his right hand, while his left is next
    to the head, ready to counterbalance the movement. South Italian
    workshop.

    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

Löwy E, Griechische Siegerstatuen (Braunschweig, 1907)

Schröder B, Sport im Altertum (Berlin, 1927)

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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