Victorious Athlete: The Vaison Diadumenos

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Carole Raddato
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published on 13 May 2015
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Statue known as the Vaison Diadumenos (ribbon wearer) depicting an athlete tying a victor's ribbon around his head. It was found at the Roman theatre of Vaison-la-Romaine (France). Hadrianic copy (2nd century CE) after a 5th century BCE original in bronze by the sculptor Polykleitos. Now in British Museum.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2015, May 13). Victorious Athlete: The Vaison Diadumenos. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/3852/

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Raddato, Carole. "Victorious Athlete: The Vaison Diadumenos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 13, 2015. https://www.ancient.eu/image/3852/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Victorious Athlete: The Vaison Diadumenos." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 13 May 2015. Web. 31 Oct 2020.

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