Votive Relief Dedicated to Athena

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 15 May 2016
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This is a marble votive relief dedicated to the goddess Athena. Winged Victory flies down to place a laurel crown on a charioteer, perhaps a victor in the Panathenaic Games. Made in Athens, about 425 BCE. From Athens. (The British Museum, London)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, May 15). Votive Relief Dedicated to Athena. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5093/votive-relief-dedicated-to-athena/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Votive Relief Dedicated to Athena." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 15, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5093/votive-relief-dedicated-to-athena/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Votive Relief Dedicated to Athena." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 May 2016. Web. 26 Jul 2021.