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Puget Greek Wrestler Croton was a 6th century BC wrestler from the Magna Graecian city of Croton in southern Italy who enjoyed a brilliant wrestling career and won many victories in the most important athletic festivals of ancient Greece. In addition to his athletic victories is credited by the ancient commentator Diodorus Siculus with leading his fellow citizens to military triumph over neighboring Sybaris in 510 BC. In literature, he has been referenced by Rabelais in Gargantua and Pantagruel and by Shakespeare in Troilus and Cressida. This Bronze Sculpture was fashioned using the ancient method of the lost wax technique and stained with a brown patina finish for conservation. The Sculpture is mounted upon a marble base. Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 17 X Width 12 inches. Weight: 26 LBS.

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This item is in great condition.

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$450

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Puget Greek Wrestler Croton Bronze Statue

Estimate $900 - $1,350
3d19h55m50s
$4500 bids
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