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Panathenaic amphoraewere theamphorae, large ceramic vessels, that contained the olive oil given as prizes in the Panathenaic Games . Some were ten gallons and 60-70 cm high. This oil came from thesacred groveofAthena at Akademia.Greek vase with runners at the Panathenaic games, 530 BC. Artisans were considered part of the lower class in ancient Greece, although their work is highly valued today.