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5.9: Spear Bearer

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  • Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker provide a description, historical perspective, and analysis of Polykleitos’s Doryphoros (Spear-Bearer).


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    Polykleitos, Doryphoros (Spear-Bearer), Early Classical Period, Roman marble copy after a Greek bronze original from c. 450–440 BCE, (Museo Archaeologico Nazionale, Naples).

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