Ancient History Encyclopedia has a new name!

We are now World History Encyclopedia to better reflect the breadth of our non-profit organization's mission. Learn More

Delos Lion Sculpture


Mark Cartwright
published on 18 October 2012
Send to Google Classroom:

A lion sculpture in marble from the island of Delos in the Greek Cyclades, 7th century BCE (this is a replica as the originals are now in the museum of Delos). Orignally nine or even as many as 16 lions lined an avenue in the sanctuary complex dedicated to Apollo.

Remove Ads


Cite This Work

APA Style, . (2012, October 18). Delos Lion Sculpture. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style, . "Delos Lion Sculpture." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 18, 2012.

MLA Style, . "Delos Lion Sculpture." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Oct 2012. Web. 11 Apr 2021.

Remove Ads


Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support World History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!