♦ Chest of Kypselos from temple of Hera at Olympia (known through Pausanias’ description and modern reconstructions)
Pausanias Description of Greece 5.17.10:
After the house of Amphiaraus come the games at the funeral of Pelias, with the spectators looking at the competitors… The wrestling-bout between Jason and Peleus is an even one (original Greek).
Detail of wrestling match of Peleus and Iason from reconstruction of Chest of Kypselos (lost monument once in temple of Hera, Olympia) by W. von Massow, “Die Kypseloslade,” Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Athenische Abteilung vol. 41 (1916), pl. 1.
Edited by Frances Van Keuren, Prof. Emerita, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Univ. of Georgia, January 2020.
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