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Discophoros, Marble Sculpture from British Museum.The Discophoros, also spelled Discophorus, was a bronze sculpture by the classical Greek sculptor Polyclitus, creator of the Doryphoros and Diadumenos, and its many Roman marble copies. Like the Doryphoros and Diadumenos, it was created as an example of Polyclitus's 'canon' of the ideal human form in sculpture.

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Discophoros, Marble Sculpture from British Museum.The Discophoros, also spelled Discophorus, was a bronze sculpture by the classical Greek sculptor Polyclitus, creator of the Doryphoros and Diadumenos, and its many Roman marble copies. Like the Doryphoros and Diadumenos, it was created as an example of Polyclitus's 'canon' of the ideal human form in sculpture.