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X 13397 : Bronze statuette of a naked youth probably an athlete

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In his extended right arm he would have held a phiale.
It belongs to the group of athletes making libations.
The inlaid eyes were made of a different material, possibly alabaster. It is a classizing creation
based on works of the 5th c. B.C.
Late 2nd c. B.C.

Antikythera Shipwreck

National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece

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