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A CARVED MARBLE BUST OF PINDAROS

ITALIAN, PROBABLY ROMAN, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

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A CARVED MARBLE BUST OF PINDAROS
ITALIAN, PROBABLY ROMAN, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
On an associated circular marble socle; the right side of the tunic inscribed 'IAROS.
Weathered; minor cracks and chips.
23 in. (60.3 cm.) high

Lot Essay

Pindaros was a Greek lyric poet from Boeotia (518 - after 446 B.C.), famous for his Epinician Odes - or Victory Odes - written in honour of the victors at the four great Panhellenic Games.
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