Motya Charioteer

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Carole Raddato
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published on 05 June 2024
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The Motya Charioteer, marble statue depicting a charioteer celebrating a victory in one of the Panhellenic Games, made by a Greek sculptor in Sicily, c. 460-450 BCE, found in 1979 on the Sicilian island of Motya. This is a very rare surviving example of an original Greek victor statue.

Museo Giuseppe Whitaker, Motya.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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