Lions of Delos

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published on 05 October 2013

The original marble lions inside the site museum of Delos (those outside being copies). Originally there were as many as nine lions which lined the avenue leading from the sanctuary to the harbour of Skardanas. They were donated by the citizens of Naxos in the 7th century BCE.



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