The Vaison Diadumenos
- The Vaison Diadumenos
Statue known as the Diadoumenos. Marble figure of an athlete tying a victor's ribbon around his head. After an original in bronze by the sculptor Polykleitos.
- 118 - 138
- Excavated/Findspot: Vaison, at the Roman theatre
- (Europe,France,Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,Vaucluse (France),Vaison (commune),Vaison)
- Height: 1.89 metres
- Width: 97 centimetres
- Depth: 62 centimetres
A Roman copy of a lost Greek bronze original of about 440BC.
Not on display
1980 5 Jun- 26 Oct, London, BM, The Ancient Olympic Games
2013 5 Apr-1 Sept, Arles, Musée Départemental Arles Antique, Rodin, La lumière De l'Antique
2014 21Feb-9 Jun, Fondation Pierre Gianadda, The Body Beautiful in Ancient Greek Art and Thought
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA8329
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