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3344. Votive relief. Self-crowning athlete, Pentelic marble.

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Found in Sounion,
near the Temple of Athena. It represents a self-crowning athlete
and was probably dedicated by a victor in local games.
His wreath was made of metal and fitted to the drilled holes that
are visible around the head, ca. 460 B.C.

National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece

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