Victorious athlete: The Vaison Daidoumenos

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Jan van der Crabben
by The British Museum
published on 23 February 2015
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Winners in the ancient Olympics were allowed to set up statues of themselves at Olympia. If they won three times they could set up specially commissioned portrait statues which could cost up to ten times the average yearly wage.

British Museum curator Judith Swaddling describes the Daidoumenos

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Museum, T. B. (2015, February 23). Victorious athlete: The Vaison Daidoumenos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/581/victorious-athlete-the-vaison-daidoumenos/

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Museum, The British. "Victorious athlete: The Vaison Daidoumenos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Feb 2015. Web. 24 Jul 2021.