Vatican Museum copy
Standing Discus Thrower
Naukydes, circa 420-400 BC.
Found in 1771 by David Hamilton in the
"Galliens-Villa" on the Appian Way.
Vatican Museum, Sala della Biga 615,
This image shows a Roman marble copy.
The IISOH will purchase a bronze copy made from a mold of this statue.
The benefactor can name this Sculture Garden section which will be dedicated with
a marker engraved in stone (marble or granite) or cast in relief in bronze.
Other links to pages about the International Institute for Sport and Olympic History.
International Institute for Sport and Olympic History (IISOH)
PO Box 175
State College, PA, USA 16804
Mr. Harvey Abrams, President
Mr. Bruce Lorich, Treasurer
Phone:(814) 237-8331 - leave a message....
This page was created December 5, 2001
This page was updated October 17, 2005