The Charioteer of Delphi. (detail) 470 BC., 1.80 cm tall (5' 11")
Cast in Bronze (also copper, silver, and onyx are present)
Location: Delphi Archaeological museum
For the time being, no other era in the history of ancient times has been in so many different ways and so often "quoted" in the fashion trends of later ages as an outfit of the classical period of the Ancient Greece. The bronze sculpture - Charioteer of Delphi - is one of the most clear-looking examples of fashion costumes of the antique age.
This is also the case of today.
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My name is Edīte Parute and I am a fashion historian and researcher from Latvia, association member at "The Association of Dress Historians" (UK) and author of the book "Stila un modes enciklopēdija"/"Encyclopedia of Style and Fashion" (2010) as well as author of many publications.