Ancient Greek heroes, athletes, poetry Part II: Viewing the Olympics through the lens of Olympia – Essay 2: The Chest of Kypselos and a rhetoric of inclusiveness in visualizing the Olympics

2022.09.19 | By Gregory Nagy Reconstruction of the Chest of Kypselos, after Wilhelm von Massow, “Die Kypseloslade,” Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Athenische Abteilung 41 (1916), Taf. 1. §0. The Chest of Kypselos, crafted in the early sixth century and once on display inside the Temple of Hera, is… Read more