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circa 450 BCE - 440 BCE

Why is it canonical?

In "Doryphoros", the sculpture explores, rhythm, commensurability, and proportion to a greater degree than almost any sculpture that predates it. This sculpture helps usher in the Classical Age in Greece.

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A well-preserved Roman period copy of the Doryphoros of Polykleitos in the Naples National Archaeological Museum.