15.A.1. Sphinx of Naxos

Delphi Archaeological Museum

One of the exhibits is the colossal Naxian Sphinx. The statue of Sphinx stands 7.5 feet high. Once it was placed atop a column reached 33 feet in height. The prosperous inhabitants of Naxos, the biggest island in the Cyclades (an island group in the Aegean Sea have donated this statue to Delphi in 560 BC.

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