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Figure, Secular, Athlete

Figure, Secular, Athlete

Works of Art (23)

Archers (detail), Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reigns of Khufu to Khafre, ca. 2551–2494 B.C., Egyptian; Excavated at Lisht, reused in the pyramid of Amenemhat I, probably originally from Giza, Painted limestone (22.1.23)
Bahram Gur Pins the Coupling Onagers: From the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1525–30, Attributed to Mir Sayyid cAli, Iran, Tabriz, Colors, ink, silver, and gold on paper (1970.301.62)
Ball Player (?), 7th–10th century, Mexico, Nopiloa, Ceramic (1989.28)
Base of a beaker, Late Imperial, 3rd century A.D., Roman, Glass, gold (28.57.24)
Boxers, 1818, Théodore Gericault (French), Lithograph (22.63.28)
The Champion Single Sculls (Max Schmitt in a Single Scull), 1871, Thomas Eakins (American), Oil on canvas (34.92)
Epimenes: Scaraboid with Archer Testing an Arrow, ca. 500 B.C., Greek, Chalcedony (31.11.5)
Gladiator cup, ca. 50–80 A.D.; Neronian–Early Flavianic, Roman; Found at Montagnole, southern France, Glass (81.10.245)
Grave stele of a youth and a little girl, ca. 530 B.C.; Archaic, Greek, Attic, Parian marble (11.185a-c,f,g)
Hand of a boxer, Imperial, 1st–2nd century A.D., Roman, Bronze (2001.219)
Head of a youth, third quarter of 5th century B.C.; Classical, Greek, Bronze (29.48)
Intaglio of a venator fighting a lion, 1st century A.D.; Late Augustan to Flavian, Roman, Carnelian (41.160.710)
John Biglin in a Single Scull, ca. 1873, Thomas Eakins (American), Watercolor on off-white wove paper (24.108)
Kylix, ca. 500 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to Douris, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (1986.322.1)
Medallion, mid-Imperial, late 2nd–early 3rd century A.D., Roman, Terracotta; Rhône valley ware (17.194.2125)
Panathenaic prize amphora, ca. 525–500 B.C.; black-figure, Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (16.71)
Panathenaic prize amphora, ca. 530–520 B.C.; Black-figure, Attributed to the Euphiletos Painter, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (14.130.12)
Psykter, ca. 520–510 B.C.; red-figure, Attributed to Oltos, Greek, Attic, Terracotta (10.210.18)
Relief fragment depicting athletic prizes, mid-Imperial, Antonine, 2nd century A.D., Roman, Marble (59.11.19)
Statue of an athlete finishing a jump, ca. 450 B.C., Greek, Bronze (08.258.11)
Statue of Diadoumenos, ca. 69–96 A.D.; Flavian; copy of a Greek original, ca. 430 B.C., Roman, Marble (Pentelic) (25.78.56)
Statuette of a diskos thrower, ca. 480–460 B.C.; Classical, Greek, Bronze (07.286.87)
Victory, 1903; this cast, 1908, Evelyn Beatrice Longman (American), Bronze (12.143)

Thematic Essays (0)

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