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Olympic Stamps

Statue of Pentathlete

Statue of Pentathlete The Austria'sOlympic stamp shown here is a fine example of the typical Pentathlete of the classical period. This beautiful bronze statue was created during 5th century B.C. (now in Helenenberg Museum).   However, adidas originals the model for this stamp was taken from a copy of this statue which is now in the Vienna Museum. The statue reveals the fine characteristics of early Olympic Games. The beauty of this figure has not yet been sentimentalized and its manliness is still vivid.

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