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Bronze statuette (nude ephebe)

information unknown450 B.C. - 400 B.C.

Civic Museums of Reggio Emilia

Civic Museums of Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia, Italy

Bronze statuette rappresent a nude ephebe , standing on the left leg. In his right hand grips a long “strigile” (bronze or iron tool for clean the body) Probably it is the crowning of candle holder

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  • Title: Bronze statuette (nude ephebe)
  • Creator: information unknown
  • Date: 450 B.C. - 400 B.C.
  • Period: iron age
  • Excavation: Campo Servirola – San Polo d’Enza (Reggio Emilia)
  • Date of discovery: during il XIX century
  • Bibliography: A.Maggiani, E.Pellegrini, A.C. Saltini , A. Serges : l’Eta’ del ferro nel Reggiano. I materiali delle collezioni dei Civici Musei di Reggio Emilia , v.I Reggio Emilia 1992, pp.203-362
  • Author of discovery: Gaetano Chierici
  • Provenance: Comune di Reggio Emilia, Musei Civici di Reggio Emilia
  • Type: Achaelogical finding

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