Cast Gallery catalogue number: c097

Cast No. c097

Discus-thrower.

  • Plaster cast: Height: 1.79m.
  • Copy of a marble statue.
  • The statue:
    • is a version of an original bronze of about 400 BC.
    • was restored with a head that does not belong, see C098 for correct head.
    • was found in 1771 by Gavin Hamilton at Tor Columbaro on the Via Appia (near Rome).
    • is now in Rome, Musei Vaticani, Sala della Biga, inv. 2349.

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