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Cast of part of a Roman relief showing a child throwing a disc or discus

Plaster cast

Museum number: M786

Curatorial note

The chubby child holding the discus might also be described as a putto, boy or cherub. There are two other related casts in Soane's collection, item nos. M760 and M1261, of the same subject in reverse.

Associated objects

M1261, another similar
M760, another similar


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