P1190183 Delphi was considered to be the center of the world by the ancient Greeks. There, for close to 1200 years (8th century BC - 4th century AD), an oracle in the...
Delphi was considered to be the center of the world by the ancient Greeks. There, for close to 1200 years (8th century BC - 4th century AD), an oracle in the…
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pc060628 Twin kouroi (male statues with Egyptian influence), ca. 580 BC, archaic period.
Twin kouroi (male statues with Egyptian influence), ca. 580 BC, archaic period.
pc060630 Sphinx originally standing atop a column, ca. 570 BC.
Sphinx originally standing atop a column, ca. 570 BC.
pc060635 East pediment of one of the "treasuries" of Delphi, 525 BC.
East pediment of one of the "treasuries" of Delphi, 525 BC.
pc060636 Apollo and Heracles disputing about the Delphic tripod.
Apollo and Heracles disputing about the Delphic tripod.
pc060638 North side of the frieze: gigantomachy: the battle between the Olympian gods and the Giants.
North side of the frieze: gigantomachy: the battle between the Olympian gods and the Giants.
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pc060642 Remnants of an ivory-gold statue: 6th century BC. Invisible parts of the body were in wood, covered with gold, and naked parts (head, legs, arms) were in ivory.
Remnants of an ivory-gold statue: 6th century BC. Invisible parts of the body were in wood, covered with gold, and naked parts (head, legs, arms) were in ivory.
pc060653 Antinous, favorite of emperor Hadrian, 2nd century AD.
Antinous, favorite of emperor Hadrian, 2nd century AD.
pc060646 Apollo and his lyre, pouring wine. ca. 480-470 BC.
Apollo and his lyre, pouring wine. ca. 480-470 BC.
pc060648 Stone from the Athenian treasury, with musical notes between lines of text in the Ionic alphabet (128 BC).
Stone from the Athenian treasury, with musical notes between lines of text in the Ionic alphabet (128 BC).
pc060650 Column of the dancers, originally 13m high, offered by the Athenians ca. 330 BC.
Column of the dancers, originally 13m high, offered by the Athenians ca. 330 BC.

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