Prize amphora showing a chariot race

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Video

James Lloyd
by The British Museum
published on 02 April 2015

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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