Naxian Sphinx of Delphi

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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
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published on 07 September 2012

The Sphinx dedicated to the oracle of Delphi by the state of Naxos, c. 560 BCE. Originally, it was placed atop a 10 m tall Ionic column. (Delphi Archaeological Museum).


About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2012, September 07). Naxian Sphinx of Delphi. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/872/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Naxian Sphinx of Delphi." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 07, 2012. https://www.ancient.eu/image/872/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Naxian Sphinx of Delphi." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 07 Sep 2012. Web. 24 Apr 2019.

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