Musée National du Sport, Nice

"Corps Sportifs"

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The exhibition "Sports bodies" at the National Museum of Sport in Nice highlighted the relationship between the human body and sport under a historical prism. The MACM took part in this retrospective with the loan of three exceptional pieces of Greco-Roman armory: a Corinthian helmet, an archaic Greek cuirass and a pair of Italo-Corinthian cnemides (shin guards).

 

MACM works on loan: 

- Corinthian helmet
Ca. 650-600 BC
MMoCA167a

- Archaic Greek cuirass 
Ca. 625-550 BC
MMoCA654

- Pair of Italo-Corinthian cnémis 
Ca. 625-550 BC
MMoCA87 (507)