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The many facets of the Discobolus sculpture


Discobolus ancient and modern

The ancient Greek sculpture, Discobolus, epitome of the Olympic spirit, is going back on show at the British Museum after four years on display at foreign museums.

Dr Ian Jenkins, senior curator at the British Museum, explains the history of the sculpture and how a modern version is also going on display.

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