Roman Youth Head

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Roman Youth Head

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The Roman Youth head or Diadoumenos is a reduced version of a bronze head in The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England. The original was itself a copy after the Greek original by Polyclitus, one of the famous Greek sculptors active in the fifth and the early 4th century BC.  

This statue is known is of a youth tying a fillet around his head after a victory in an athletic contest. The original bronze probably stood in a sanctuary such as that at Olympia or Delphi, where games were regularly held. 

Height 10cm

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