Cast Gallery catalogue number: B072a
Zeus, with left arm outstretched, and arm drawn back to throw an object now missing, probably a thunderbolt. Some believe the figure to be that of Poseidon, with a (missing) trident.
- Plaster cast: Height: 2.01m.
- A bronze cast of an original bronze statue.
- The bronze statue:
- was made about 460-450 BC.
- was retrieved from an ancient shipwreck off Cape Artemisium, the most northerly point of Euboea, in 1926 (an arm) and 1928 (the rest of the statue).
- is now in Athens, National Museum, Br 15161.