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

Hoplitodromos.

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

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

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. 211212.
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.
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 2614
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