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Chariot Race Scene - Ancient Greek Vase

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This image depicts the detail of a late-classical Greek vase telling the story of Pelops and Hippodameia.

They are in a chariot race during which, according to the tale, Pelops defeats Hippodameia’s father, King Oinomaos.

The prize for the victor was the hand of the King’s daughter, Hippodameia.

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Media Credits

Image, described above, online via the University of Texas, at Austin.

 

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