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Attic Black Figure Lekythos
ca. 550 BC
Near the Dolphin Group
Narce, Italy
MS 739
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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