Bikes in History — An Occasional Series

April 22nd, 2012 by Biky Nick

This astonishing Attic krater is said to date to c.500-480 BC and depicts Ganymede coming to terms with the logistics of bird transport on his new machine.

The current location of this krater is at Villa Farnese, Caprarola, Lazio, in Italy, should you wish to visit and marvel at this sensitive depiction of a man and his bike, which, admittedly, looks a little old-fashioned to us now.

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