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Chariot-racing was the only Olympic sport in which women could take part, as owners of teams of horses. Kyniska, a princess of Sparta, was the first woman to win the Olympic crown in this sport.
British Museum curator Judith Swaddling describes the amphora.
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Museum, T. B. (2015, April 02). Prize amphora showing a chariot race. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/593/prize-amphora-showing-a-chariot-race/
Museum, The British. "Prize amphora showing a chariot race." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 02, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/593/prize-amphora-showing-a-chariot-race/.
Museum, The British. "Prize amphora showing a chariot race." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 Apr 2015. Web. 04 Aug 2021.