Ephebe of Marathon

Marathon Youth or Ephebe of Marathon. Bronze statue of a young athlete, found in the sea near Marathon (Attic coast).

The left hand was replaced at a later date by another shaped as a lamp.

Work of the Praxiteles school, ca. 340-330 B.C. Dimensions=H. 130 cm. Accession number=X 15118

Source National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Department of sculptures.

Date 2006

Author Marsyas

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Greek Stamp of the Ephebe


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