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David is a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture created between 1501 and 1504, by Michelangelo. It is a 4.34-metre (14.2 ft), 5.17-metre (17.0 ft) with the base, a marble statue of a standing male nude. The statue represents the Biblical hero David, a favoured subject in the art of Florence. Originally commissioned as one of a series of statues of prophets to be positioned along the roofline of the east end of Florence Cathedral, the statue was placed instead in a public square, outside the Palazzo della Signoria, the seat of civic government in Florence, where it was unveiled on 8 September 1504.
David is one of the various objects within Soul Eater that is directly based from its real world counterpart. In Soul Eater, David is found inside the Book of Eibon, it was likely acquired by the Greed iteration of Noah. In his final battle before his death, this iteration of Noah used David to create distance between himself and Death the Kid in close-range combat.