Metropolitan Museum of Art Cast Collection
Grave Stele of Diskos Thrower

Grave Stele of Diskos Thrower

Morehead State University. Camden-Carroll Library.

The ancient Greeks usually buried the dead with grave markers. The figure on the relief is a common example of a male athletes at the time.


Plaster cast of a grave stele of a diskos thrower. Original is housed in Istanbul, discovered circa 1152.