16.A.1. Dancing girls on the Acanthus Column.

Delphi Archaeological Museum

As desribed; this sculptured acanthus is one of the most common plant forms to make foliage (leaf) ornament and decoration.

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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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12.A.9. Theater of Delphi

Perched on a hillside is the theatre of Delphi, built in 400 BC of white stone from Parnassus. Its capacity is estimated to 5,000 spectators. In the theatre were held the music and dramatic competitions of the Pythian Games; moreover, the theatre, as the place of public gatherings used for the disclosure of the majority of slaves to be released.

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12.A.6. The Altar of the Chians, Delphi

The big gray Chians altar of the temple of Apollo where sacrifices were made during the celebrations. From the inscription the altar was built at 5th cent B.C with the money of Chians (the people of Chios) who got in return the right to be allowed to ask first for the oracle without waiting in line.

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