Hoplitodromos
Black-figure Panathenaic amphora. Attic.
From the Boulas group.
Clay. End of the 5th — beginning of the 4th century BCE.
Height: 7.2 cm.
Inv. No. Б. 2614.Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

Hoplitodromos.

Black-figure Panathenaic amphora. Attic.
From the Boulas group.
Clay. End of the 5th — beginning of the 4th century BCE.
Height: 7.2 cm.
Inv. No. Б. 2614.

Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum
(Санкт-Петербург, Государственный Эрмитаж)

Origin:
Unknown.
Description:
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
Literature:
K. S. Gorbounova, The Attic black-figure Vases at the Hermitage (Leningrad, 1983) no. 190 p. 211—212.
Credits:
© 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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