Panathenaic Stadium Official Replica of “The Commemorative Column” Plaster 1:1000

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This is our best selling product. it is a replica of the 1st and 2nd marble columns found at the right entrance of the Panathinaic Stadium.
On one side  there is engraved all the Olympic Cities since 1896 until today and on the other all the presidents of the International Olympic Committee in the chronological order of their time in office.

On the left side the right gate / entrance of the Panathenaic Stadium there are 5 marble columns of 2.00m high and 1.00m wide, all crafted out of the Pentelic Marble (the same kind as the one used to build the Panathenaic Stadium itself as well as Parthenon).

The 1st and the 2nd marble columns have hand engraved all the Olympic Cities since 1896 until today in their chronological order, as well as the date that each of the Olympic Games took place. Every four years, a sculptor engraves by hand the new city and date of the latest Olympic Games.

The 3rd column has engraved all the presidents of the International Olympic Committee in the chronological order of their time in office.

The 4th nad 5th column has engraved details about the Panathenaic Stadium and the first Olympic Games of 1896.

Official Replica scale: 1:10000

Material: Plaster with Patina coating
Dimesions:
Height:15.00cm, Width:7.50cm, Depth:4.00cm
Weight: ….gr

The Panathenaic Stadium is a classical cultural and touristic monument of Greece and one of the most significant monuments not only for Athens, but for the whole Greece. It is one of our city’s most popular touristic attractions and one of Athens’ landmarks. Its rich history is directly connected to the Modern Olympic Games as from their revival in 1896 until the Athens Olympic Games in 2004. It is also the place from where the Olympic flame sets up its journey to the cities of the Olympic Games, both Winter, Summer and Youth: Tokyo 2020, Pyeongchang 2018, Rio 2016, Sochi 2014, London 2012, Vancouver 2010, Beijing 2008, Turin 2006, Athens 2004.
At  Athens 2004 Olympic Games  after the lighting ceremony which was held in Olympia on 25 March, the day of the 108th anniversary of the revival of the modern Olympic Games, a seven-day relay began across Greece, the last stage being the celebration at the Panathenaic Stadium. The flame stayed there for 64 days, burning in a special cauldron. It was only on 2 June that it was taken to Athens International Airport to fly to Sydney, host of the Games four years earlier. Cathy Freeman, Australian 400m gold medallist, kicked off the international relay on 4 June in Sydney.


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