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Cast of the Barberini Faun
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cast of statue, Capitoline Venus
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cast of statue, Aphrodite crouching
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Cast of statue, drunk old woman
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cast of statue, so-called Ariadne asleep
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Cast of statue, boxer
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cast of torso, so-called Belvedere torso
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cast of statue, Nike of Samothrace
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cast of statue, Artemis
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cast of statue, so-called Prince of the baths
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cast of statue, Peplophoros
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cast of statue, Poseidon
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cast of statue, Laocoon
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cast of a statue, Venus of the Esquiline
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cast of statue, Spinario
Cast of the Barberini Faun
cast of statue, Capitoline Venus
cast of statue, Aphrodite crouching
Cast of statue, drunk old woman
cast of statue, so-called Ariadne asleep
Cast of statue, boxer
cast of torso, so-called Belvedere torso
cast of statue, Nike of Samothrace
cast of statue, Artemis
cast of statue, so-called Prince of the baths
cast of statue, Peplophoros
cast of statue, Poseidon
cast of statue, Laocoon
cast of a statue, Venus of the Esquiline
cast of statue, Spinario

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Description

The cast reproduces a larger than natural statue, depicting the god Poseidon, standing, with the weight unloaded on the right leg and the right leg at rest, discarded laterally and set back. The god's head is turned to the left and looks at a distant point. The musculature is strongly modeled; dressed only in the himation which, resting on the left shoulder, covers the lower part of the body. The god holds a flap of the cloak with his left hand, while with his right he had to hold a high trident. Without the nose and part of the beard and hair. Near the right leg there is a dolphin used as a support. The original work, from which the cast derives, is dated to the last quarter of the 2nd century BC, today preserved in the National Museum of Athens, it was found in Melos in 1877, reassembled and restored.


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