Discus Thrower is a bronze sculpture in Washington, D.C.
It is a copy of the Discobolus of Myron, located in Edward J. Kelly Park, at 21st Street and Virginia Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. . The architect was Rodolfo Siviero, and the founder was Bruno Bearzi.
It was dedicated on March 1, 1956. It was a gift from the Italian government to commemorate the return of looted art objects, after World War II.
The inscription reads:
(Base of sculpture, east side:)
AL POPOLO AMERICANIO
28 FEBBRAIO 1956
(Base of sculpture, west side:)
SIGMOM IVSTITIAE RESTITVTAE