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Pallas Athena/Minerva with her aegis.  Roman mosaic (3rd cent. CE), surrounded by a modern (18th century) mosaic depicting celestial bodies and geometrical patterns.  Now in the Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican City.

Statue of a discobolus throwing the discus
2nd cent. A.D.
Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio-Clementino (Room of the Biga)

Origin: From Hadrian’s Villa. A Roman copy after a bronze original by Myron of about 460 BCE

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