Riace Warrior A (Odysseus).
5th c BCE Greek Classical Sculpture
GREEK CLASSICAL Anonymous
(480 BCE - 323 BCE)
c. 450 BCE
5th c BCE
Bronze & copper & silver
Reggio Calabria. Museo Nazionale.
The two over life-sized bronze warriors were found 1972 off the coast of Riace in Calabriain the remains of an ancient ship. While marble is degraded by marine creatures, bronze stands us very well. Once they were cleaned their quality was obvious.
GREEK CLASSICAL | Riace Warrior A (Odysseus). | c. 450 BCE | Greek | Classical
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