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6h 38min, sep 28, 450 y BC - Doryphoros (Spear Bearer)

Description:

Polykleitos
450-440 BCE
Marble (Roman copy) Bronze (original)
Greece
• Ancient Greeks thought human body was based on mathematical proportions and precisions
• Roman copy based of an original Greek bronze sculpture
• Polykleitos sought out to create what perfect ideal beauty would look like
• Not about an induvidual
• A lot of change from Archaic to Classic periods
• Found in a palaestra (gym)
• Contrapposto- shows a sense of counter balance and harmony
• Figure seems natural and alive

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Kailee Keiser

Date:

6h 38min, sep 28, 450 y BC
Now
~ 2470 years ago

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