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Athlete's iron discus, from Syracuse

Athlete's iron discus, from Syracuse

Greek, Siceliote
From Tomb 631, Fusco necropolis (on Pleiades), a stone chamber containing a cremation deposited within an Athenian Black Figure amphora representing Theseus killing the Minotaur, Syracuse (on Pleiades)
The amphora gives a date of ca. 530 BCE

Museo archeologico regionale 'Paolo Orsi', Syracuse, Sicily, Italy
inv. 36321

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Photo taken on 26 March 2013 (© diffendale / Flickr)

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