How a famous Greek bronze ended up in the Vatican


Taken from Greece, confiscated by an emperor and returned to the people.

Lysippos, Apoxyomenos, Roman marble copy after Greek bronze original dating to c. 300 B.C.E. (Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy)

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "How a famous Greek bronze ended up in the Vatican," in Smarthistory, June 16, 2020, accessed August 11, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/how-a-famous-greek-bronze-ended-up-in-the-vatican/.