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Marathon Boy statue Ephebe of Marathon Great bronze sculpture artifact

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Seller: greek-demigods (1,170) 100%, Location: Athens, Nea Smirni, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 181703256278 Normal 0 The Marathon Boy or Ephebe of Marathon The Marathon Boy or Ephebe of Marathon is a Greek bronze sculpture found in the Aegean Sea in the bay of Marathon in 1925. It is conserved in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens where it is dated to around 340-330 BC. The Museum suggests that the subject is the winner of an athletic competition. With its soft musculature and exaggerated contrapposto, its style is associated with the school of Praxiteles. The upraised arm and the distribution of weight indicate that in his original context, this ephebe was leaning against a vertical support, such as a column.Tracking number provided!!! A Great Museum reproduction Created with the traditional lost wax technique!!! Lost Wax Casting By the late Archaic period (500-480 B.C.), sphyrelaton went out of use and lost wax casting became the preferred method for producing bronze statuary. The following photo is from the National Archaeological Museum of Athens Details: Condition: New, reproduction made in Greece.ApproximatelyHeight: 64cm - 25.1 inches Width: 34cm - 13.3 inches Weight: 11.6 KgMaterial: Bronze Patina Aged ******** Condition: New, high quality bronze museum reproduction statue, Material: Bronze, Bronze: High quality artifact

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