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Riace warrior

from the sea off
riace, Italy,
ca. 460–450 bce.
Bronze, 6′ 6″ high.
Museo Archeologico
reggio Calabria.

One of the few
surviving Classical
bronze statues, the
Riace warrior has
inlaid eyes, silver
teeth and eyelashes,
and copper lips
and nipples. The
sculptor cast the
various body parts
in individual molds

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