The Zanes, Olympia

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by
published on 26 April 2012

Stone bases of the Zanes of Olympia. These statues of Zeus were funded from fines from offending athletes in the Games. (4th century BCE).



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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