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Attic Black Figure Lekythos
ca. 550 BC
Near the Dolphin Group
Two racing runners. They are likely to be competing in either the stadion event, which was a sprint 600 feet long, or the diaulos, which was twice that length. The runners are flanked by either judges or spectators.
H. 29.2; Dia. 17.0 cm. Photo by Maria Daniels for the Perseus Project.
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