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

attributed to, Tyszkiewicz Painter, Greek, 490 BC – 480 BC (Artist)

480–470 BC
Greek (Attic)
Overall: 15 3/4 × 10 5/8 in. (40.01 × 26.99 cm)
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

"The Greek Line", Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, October 1-29, 1962

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