• Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Picture of Yazilikaya [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa  The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V .1
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Detail of end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Close up of end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey . Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Depictions of gods on the end relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Minoan marble fluted chalice with fine four fold walls, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan stone vessel, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan stone vessel, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan stone chalice made of spotted Nisyros Obsidian, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of female Gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • The sword of God from the Sancutary of Yazilikaza, Hattusha, Turkey. Probably the weirdest representation of the rock sanctuary Yazilikaza, shows a sword God. He is waering a high pointed cap, whose ornamented with horns showing he is a divine character. The lower part of his body is formed of two hanging lions that merge into a sword blade . The body of God seems to form the sword handle and the sword being stuck into the ground could indicate that there is a god of the underworld. Cast from the original. Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Minoan modified imported vase with added handles, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan modified imported vase with added handles, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background
  • Minoan modified imported vase with added handles, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan marble single handled jug, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan marble single handled jug, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan marble single handled jug, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan marble single handled jug, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan marble fluted chalice with fine four fold walls, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan marble fluted chalice with fine four fold walls, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan stone vessel, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan stone vessel, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan stone chalice made of spotted Nisyros Obsidian, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan stone chalice made of spotted Nisyros Obsidian, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan stone chalice made of spotted Nisyros Obsidian, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan stone chalice made of spotted Nisyros Obsidian, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Sculpture of  god Sharruma and King Tudhaliya from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • God figure from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Sculpture of  god Sharruma and King Tudhaliya from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • God figure from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of female Gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of female Gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of female Gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Procession of male gods in the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • The sword of God from the Sancutary of Yazilikaza, Hattusha, Turkey. Probably the weirdest representation of the rock sanctuary Yazilikaza, shows a sword God. He is waering a high pointed cap, whose ornamented with horns showing he is a divine character. The lower part of his body is formed of two hanging lions that merge into a sword blade . The body of God seems to form the sword handle and the sword being stuck into the ground could indicate that there is a god of the underworld. Cast from the original. Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Byzantine Basilica ruins at the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • Byzantine Basilica ruins at the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • Kouros Statues of the Archaic Period. Early 6th c. B.C. (circa 580 B.C.)  Known as Kleovis and Biton, the two boys who heroically pulled their mother on her chariot to the sanctuary where she was to worship. They pulled the chariot for a distance of about 8km. They died the same night peacefully in their sleep according to Herodotus. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Kouros Statues of the Archaic Period. Early 6th c. B.C. (circa 580 B.C.)  Known as Kleovis and Biton, the two boys who heroically pulled their mother on her chariot to the sanctuary where she was to worship. They pulled the chariot for a distance of about 8km. They died the same night peacefully in their sleep according to Herodotus. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Kouros Statues of the Archaic Period. Early 6th c. B.C. (circa 580 B.C.)  Known as Kleovis and Biton, the two boys who heroically pulled their mother on her chariot to the sanctuary where she was to worship. They pulled the chariot for a distance of about 8km. They died the same night peacefully in their sleep according to Herodotus. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Minoan modified imported vase with added handles, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan modified imported vase with added handles, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan marble single handled jug, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC;  Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan marble fluted chalice with fine four fold walls, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan marble fluted chalice with fine four fold walls, Zakros central sanctuary complex 1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Close up of the sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Figure of a god from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey.
  • Cellar with romanesque arches at the Hellanistic Ionic Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Kouros Statues of the Archaic Period. Early 6th c. B.C. (circa 580 B.C.)  Known as Kleovis and Biton, the two boys who heroically pulled their mother on her chariot to the sanctuary where she was to worship. They pulled the chariot for a distance of about 8km. They died the same night peacefully in their sleep according to Herodotus. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Kouros Statues of the Archaic Period. Early 6th c. B.C. (circa 580 B.C.)  Known as Kleovis and Biton, the two boys who heroically pulled their mother on her chariot to the sanctuary where she was to worship. They pulled the chariot for a distance of about 8km. They died the same night peacefully in their sleep according to Herodotus. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Kouros Statues of the Archaic Period. Early 6th c. B.C. (circa 580 B.C.)  Known as Kleovis and Biton, the two boys who heroically pulled their mother on her chariot to the sanctuary where she was to worship. They pulled the chariot for a distance of about 8km. They died the same night peacefully in their sleep according to Herodotus. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Elaborate Minoan amphora  of veined stone with double mouth and s shaped handles, Zakros Central Sanctuary  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Elaborate Minoan amphora  of veined stone with double mouth and s shaped handles, Zakros Central Sanctuary  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess tablet with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess tablet with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms holding snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms holding snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms and a crown of snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Hittite relief sculptures of Gods at the Yazilikaya Sancutary [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa, Turkey.  The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 12th - 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V . Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • The Sword God from the Sancutary of Yazilikaza, Hattusha, Turkey. Probably the weirdest representation of the rock sanctuary Yazilikaza, shows a sword God. He is waering a high pointed cap, whose ornamented with horns showing he is a divine character. The lower part of his body is formed of two hanging lions that merge into a sword blade . The body of God seems to form the sword handle and the sword being stuck into the ground could indicate that there is a god of the underworld. Cast from the original. Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • Elaborate Minoan amphora  of veined stone with double mouth and s shaped handles, Zakros Central Sanctuary  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Elaborate Minoan amphora  of veined stone with double mouth and s shaped handles, Zakros Central Sanctuary  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Elaborate Minoan amphora  of veined stone with double mouth and s shaped handles, Zakros Central Sanctuary  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, white background.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, black background.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum.
  • Minoan small luxury rock crystal rhython with a handle of crstal deads and guilded ivory, Zakros Centural Sanctuary Complex  1500-1400 BC; Heraklion Archaeological  Museum, grey background.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess tablet with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess tablet with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess tablet with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms holding snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background. <br />
<br />
The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms holding snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms holding snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, black background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms and a crown of snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms and a crown of snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, white background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms and a crown of snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum, grey background. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • Cellar with romanesque arches at the Hellanistic Ionic Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Hittite relief sculptures of Gods at the Yazilikaya Sancutary [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa, Turkey.  The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 12th - 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V . Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Hittite relief sculptures of Gods at the Yazilikaya Sancutary [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa, Turkey.  The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 12th - 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V . Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • End relief panel of the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber A,  Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • Sculpture of the twelve gods of the underworld from the 13th century BC Hittite religious rock carvings of Yazılıkaya Hittite rock sanctuary, chamber B, Hattusa, Bogazale, Turkey. Plastercast at the Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin.
  • The sword of God from the Sancutary of Yazilikaza, Hattusha, Turkey. Probably the weirdest representation of the rock sanctuary Yazilikaza, shows a sword God. He is waering a high pointed cap, whose ornamented with horns showing he is a divine character. The lower part of his body is formed of two hanging lions that merge into a sword blade . The body of God seems to form the sword handle and the sword being stuck into the ground could indicate that there is a god of the underworld. Cast from the original. Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin
  • The sword of God from the Sancutary of Yazilikaza, Hattusha, Turkey. Probably the weirdest representation of the rock sanctuary Yazilikaza, shows a sword God. He is waering a high pointed cap, whose ornamented with horns showing he is a divine character. The lower part of his body is formed of two hanging lions that merge into a sword blade . The body of God seems to form the sword handle and the sword being stuck into the ground could indicate that there is a god of the underworld. Cast from the original. Vorderasiatisches Museum, Pergamon Museum, Berlin
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • Kouros Statues of the Archaic Period. Early 6th c. B.C. (circa 580 B.C.)  Known as Kleovis and Biton, the two boys who heroically pulled their mother on her chariot to the sanctuary where she was to worship. They pulled the chariot for a distance of about 8km. They died the same night peacefully in their sleep according to Herodotus. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • Minoan Postpalatial terracotta  goddess statue with raised arms and a crown of snakes, Kannia Sanctuary,  Gortys, 1350-1250 BC, Heraklion Archaeological Museum. <br />
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The Goddesses are crowned with symbols of earth and sky in the shapes of snakes and birds, describing attributes of the goddess as protector of nature.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia,  a circular building with Doric columns that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC. Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Picture of Yazilikaya [ i.e written riock ], Hattusa The largest known Hittite sanctuary. 13th century BC made in the reign of Tudhaliya 1V .1
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • The Hellanistic Ionic columns of the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary with Storks nesting ontop, near Gulpinar Village Turkey. The Temple of Apollo is dedicated rather bizarrely to Apollo as a Slayer of Mice.
  • Byzantine Basilica ruins at the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • Remains of storage pits & pots at the  Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • Byzantine Basilica ruins at the Apollo Smintheion Sanctuary near Gulpinar Village Turkey.
  • Kouros Statues of the Archaic Period. Early 6th c. B.C. (circa 580 B.C.)  Known as Kleovis and Biton, the two boys who heroically pulled their mother on her chariot to the sanctuary where she was to worship. They pulled the chariot for a distance of about 8km. They died the same night peacefully in their sleep according to Herodotus. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Picture of an architectural relief detail from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of an architectural relief detail from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of an architectural relief detail from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of an architectural relief detail from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of an architectural relief detail from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of an architectural relief detail from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of an architectural relief detail from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of a Griffin Frieze from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of a Medusa relief frieze from the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the freize around a column base of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of column bases from the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of a close up of a column base at the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the Ionian columns of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the steps & columns of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of a  column frieze from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of an architectural relief detail from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of an architectural relief detail from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of a Griffin Frieze from the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the Ionian columns of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the steps & columns of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Picture of the ruins of the Ancient Ionian Greek  Didyma Temple of Apollo & home to the Oracle of Apollo.  Also known as the Didymaion completed circa 550 BC. modern Didim in Aydin Province, Turkey.
  • Large Sphinx of Naxos sitting on an Ionic column circa 560 B.C. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Hercules from the metope of hte Treasury of the Athenians, Delphi Archaeological Museum
  • 4th century BC theatre of Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • 4th century BC theatre of Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • 4th century BC theatre of Delphi & Temple of Apollo , archaeological site, Greece,
  • Hercules from the metope of hte Treasury of the Athenians, Delphi Archaeological Museum
  • "Charioteer of Delphi" 470 BC. The "Charioteer of Delphi" is one of the best known ancient Greek statues, and one of the best preserved examples of classical bronze casts. It is considered a fine example of the "Severe" style. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Large Sphinx of Naxos sitting on an Ionic column circa 560 B.C. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Treasury of Siphnos. Detail of North Frieze depicting the battle between the gods and the Giants. 525 B.C.  Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • 4th century BC theatre of Delphi, archaeological site, Greece,
  • White Ground Kylix from a tomb in Delphi. Athenian 480-470 BC. Apollo depicted crowned in Myrtle Leaves, seated on a stool, with lion claw feet, dressed in a white peoples. In his left hand he has a liar and with his right hand he pours a libation from a naval-phiale. The Crow recalls his mythical love for the beautiful Aigle-Koroni, daughter of King Phlegyas. Delphi Archaeological museum.
  • Large Sphinx of Naxos sitting on an Ionic column circa 560 B.C. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Large Sphinx of Naxos sitting on an Ionic column circa 560 B.C. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Large Sphinx of Naxos sitting on an Ionic column circa 560 B.C. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • Delphi theatre freize which decorated the proscenium  depicting scenes from the Labours of Heracles in the garden of the Hesperides showing a centaur. Classicist 1st centurt AD provincial art. Delphi Archaeological Museum.
  • The omphalos (center) of the earth. This sacred object was located in the Adyton of the Temple of Apollo, and was viewed only by the priests and priestess who had access to the chamber. Delphi Archaeological Museum.

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