Ancient Greek Pottery Pot 17cm,showing themes from Ancient Olympics
- Διαθεσιμότητα: Διαθέσιμο
- Κατασκευαστής: Ifigeneia Ceramics
- Κωδικός Προϊόντος: 080215
|Decorate your home with an Ancient Greek Oinochoe.Oinochoe, also spelled oenochoe, is a wine jug from the classical period of Greek pottery(5th Century B.C.) A graceful vessel with delicately curved handle and trefoil-shaped mouth
This Oinochoe has themes from Ancient Greek Olympic games.The ancient Olympic Games were a sporting event held every four years at the sacred site of Olympia, in the western Peloponnese, in honour of Zeus, the supreme god of Greek religion. Involving participants and spectators from all over Greece and even beyond, the Games were the most important cultural event in ancient Greece and were held from 776 BCE to 393 CE, a run of 293 consecutive Olympiads. So important were the Games in the ancient world that they were even used as a basis for the calendar.
Fisrt side: It shows Discus throw. The discus was originally made of stone and later of iron, lead or bronze. The technique was very similar to today's freestyle discus throw.
Second side: It shows 2 runners
Net weight: 0,4 kgr(0,88lbr), Height:16,5cm (6,4in)