Marble statue from the East pediment of the Parthenon (East pediment D). A naked man reclines towards the left, on a rock. He leans on his left arm in an easy attitude. The legs are bent, the left leg drawn back under the right. Over the rock on which the figure rests is thrown a mantle under which is strewn a skin, the claws of which are certainly those some of a feline animal. He looked out from the pediment towards the corner and the chariot of Helios. He is the only figure whose head has been preserved. The head is weathered. Both hands and feet are missing. The right foot was made separately and attached by means of a metal pin. Above the left foot is a hole for a metal attachment. The statue has been identified as Dionysos, but also Herakles and Theseus have been suggested.
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