Getty Center Displays Extraordinary Bronze Statue

I was away for the last 2 weeks so i wasnt able to post any news. Everything should be back to normal from now on.

Statue of an Ephebe as a Lamp Bearer, a long-term loan from the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples, is now on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa. The object, which was excavated from Pompeii in 1925, will remain on view at the Getty until March 2011. The Getty has also begun conservation work on another object from Naples’ archaeological museum—a statue of the Apollo Saettante—that will go on view at the Getty Villa following conservation.

The Museo Archaeologico’s long-term loans of two splendid bronze treasures, the Ephebe (Youth) and the Apollo Saettante (Arrow-Shooting Apollo), complement the Getty Villa’s collection of ancient works from Greece, Rome, and Etruria……….

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