Whether or not the pictures on Greek pottery are realistic in all their details, they do give us a snapshot of ancient Greek athletics.
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- Etruscan Boxing Amphora - Black FigureEtruscan Boxing. Black-figured amphora. Etruscan, about 510-500 B.C. Found at Vulci, Italy.
- Boxers on Amphora, by the Nikosthenes Painter - Black FigureBoxers, one with blood, by the Nikosthenes painter. Attic Black-Figure Amphora, c. 520-510 B.C.
- Panathenaic Prize Amphora, by the Potter Kittos - Black FigureKittos potter: Panathenaic prize amphora from c. 367-366 B.C.
- Pankration Amphora - Black FigurePankration scene. Black-figured Panathenaic amphora. 5th century B.C. Metropolitan Museum of Art.
- Pancratist Amphora, by the Berlin Painter - Red FigurePanathenaic prize amphora. Pancratists, by the Berlin painter. 490 B.C. Staatliche Museen, Berlin.
- Greek Athlete Red FigureGreek Athlete
- Pankration TrainingAttic Red-Figure cup, attributed to the Foundry Painter, c. 500-475 B.C. at the British Museum.
- BoxersBoxers. Drinking cup (kylix), by Onesimos,c. 490-480 B.C. Red-Figure. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
- Wrestlers and Trainers2 Youths Wrestling and Trainers. Drinking cup (kylix), by Onesimos, c. 490-480 B.C. Red-Figure.
- Pankration Training. Red-figure.Training in pankration and boxing. Red-figure Attic cup. Foundry Painter, c. 500-475 B.C.
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