Red-Figure Amphora (Storage Vessel) (Primary Title)

attributed to, Tyszkiewicz Painter (Artist)

Educational
480–470 BC
Greek (Attic)
Ceramics
Containers-Vessels
terracotta
Greece
Overall: 15 3/4 × 10 5/8 in. (40.01 × 26.99 cm)
62.1.7
The pentathlon included three field events: javelin throw, discus throw, and long jump. The pickax at the athlete’s feet was used to soften the ground; the weights behind him provided momentum in the long jump. On the right hands a bar for the discus.
Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund
Game On: Sports in Ancient and Modern Art, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, July 9 - October 9, 2016

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