Black-figure Panathenaic amphora. Attic.
From the Boulas group. Clay. End of the 5th — beginning of the 4th century BCE. Inv. no. Á. 2614. Height: 7.2 cm. Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum
Side A features a victorious athlete wearing the victory ribbons in his hair. The other side shows an armed runner. He is bearing a shield and wearing a long-crested helmet but is not wearing greaves.
L. Utkina, D. Vanhove
K. S. Gorbounova,
The Attic black-figure Vases at the Hermitage (Leningrad, 1983) no. 190 p. 211— 212.
© 1993. Photo, text: OLYMPISM IN ANTIQUITY. Olympic Museum Lausanne. Bertelsmann UFA. Industria Gráfica S. A. Barcelona, 1993, p. 109 cat. no. 52.
© Photo — M. Verhasselt (Brussels-Dilbeek). © 1993 — Comité International Olympique.
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Keywords: Hoplitodromos black-figure black-figured Panathenaic amphora Attic From the Boulas group clay hoplitodromia dromos run running helmet headpiece head-piece round shield aspis sport sporting competition contest competition Inv no Á 2614