"Amazone (Amazon) Blessee (Wounded) a copy from an original by Polykleitos " (see details) (see related A | B | C), 200 Sosicles or Sosikles Louvre Museum, Paris, France
The raised right arm exposes her wounded chest. This statue is a copy attributed to the sculptor Sosicles. The original by Polycletus was made for the sanctuary of Artemis at Ephesus. Since there were many versions of wounded Amazons, a competition was organized for the choice of the official one. In addition to Polycletus who won the competition, other competitors included Cresilas, Phradmon, and Phidias. (See another replica and also a replica of the version by Pheidias displayed in Rome.)
Sosikles or Sosicles in Rome was a talented sculptor who made copies from Greek classic works and who served Emperor Nero. This wounded Amazon's copy by Sosicles from an original by Polykleitos (Polyklitos) from the 5c BC is now at the Louvre Museum and another copy is at the Capitalines Museums.