Offerings near Temple of Apollo, Delphi, Greece


  • Date
    6/2/2007 (creation)
Date
4th century BCE
Description
Renowned as a dwelling place of Apollo, Delphi is situated on the slope of Mount Parnassus, in Phocis about 6 miles inland from the Gulf of Corinth. Delphi is approximately 111 miles form Athens. Considered by the ancient Greeks to be the center of the earth, Delphi was once the site of an oracle of the earth goddess Gaea. The Archivision Collection of Ancient Sites was funded by the Jack Martin Balcer Library Endowment. Keywords: Greece, Central Greece and Euboea, Phocis, Delphi, Ancient Greek, Mediterranean. Photographed by Scott Gilchrist, Archivision.
Style/Period
Greek
Material
stone and/or rock