Phone card from the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games

Phone card from the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games

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Description (Brief)
Phone card with Athens 2004 Olympics logo. Photo of a large crowd assembled before a stage on front. Image of Greek actress and politician Melina Mercouri on reverse. Greek print. 3 euro value. This was used by the donor, Patricia Mink at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece.
The 2004 Summer Olympics, also known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad were held in Athens, Greece with 204 countries, 6,296 men and 4,329 women athletes participating. This was the first time the Games returned to their city of origin since the 1896 Games. American swimmer Michael Phelps earned six gold medals, setting a single-Games record with eight medals while the American women won the gold in the 4x200 relay. American Mariel Zagunis won the gold in the debut sport of Women’s sabre fencing and gymnast Carly Patterson became the second American woman to win gold in the all-around competition. The United States won the medal count with 101 medals.
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Object Name
phone card
phone card, olympics
date made
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 in; x 8.255 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Credit Line
From Ms. Patricia Mink
Olympic Summer Games: Athens, 2004
Olympic Summer Games: Athens, 1896
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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