Marble statue of a discus thrower (diskobolos), Roman period, 2nd century A.D., after a lost Greek original of about 450–440 B.C., from the villa of the emperor Hadrian at Tivoli, Italy
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The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greece: Masterworks from the British Museum
DALLAS, TEXAS • Dallas Museum of Art • 5 May - 6 October 2013
The Body Beautiful In Ancient Greece features more than 120 priceless objects from the British Museum’s famed collection of Greek and Roman art. Iconic marble and bronze sculptures, vessels, funerary objects, and jewelry are among the treasures that explore the human form, some dating back to the second millennium BC.
The exhibition is accompanied by a full-colour catalogue.
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