Greece is a country in southeastern Europe, known in Greek as Hellas...
Cleobis and Biton
Two over-life-size Archaic kouroi (6.5 ft) are housed at the Delphi...
Greek Dark Age
The Greek Dark Age is the interval between the collapse of the...
The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta
In ancient Lacedaemon, as in all enduring political communities...
Archaic Sphinx, Athenian Acropolis
Archaic period sphinx (6th century BCE), Acropolis Museum, Athens...
Cleobis & Biton
Two high archaic kouroi, inscribed as Cleobis and Biton. c.580...
A bronze 'Corinthian' helmet (6-5th century BCE). Olympia Archaeological...
Greek Funerary Sphinx
A sphinx in pentelic marble, from a funerary stele, c. 570 BCE...
Kore from the Athenian Acropolis, late 6th century BCE. (National...
Kouroi by Polymedes
Twin Kouroi of Argos - named Kleobis and Biton - sculpted by Polymedes...
Map of Archaic Greece
A map of the political structure of Greece in the Archaic Age (ca...
Anavysos Kouros, c. 530 B.C.E.
Anavysos Kouros, c. 530 B.C.E., marble, 6' 4" (National Archaeological...