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Ancient Sparta - Young Female Athlete

Ancient Sparta - Young Female Athlete World History Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Film History Social Studies Sports

In Sparta, even young girls participated in physical activities.  This bronze statue, likely made in (or near) Sparta, depicts a young girl running.  From it, we can learn how young Spartan girls dressed when they participated in such sports.


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Image of bronze statue online, courtesy the British Museum.

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