Delphi Tholos

 

The sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, and the Tholos.

The tholos is a circular building which was created between 380 and 360 BC at the center of the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia. It is constructed with 20 Doric columns on its exterior diameter which measures 14.76m.

The building stands 13.5 meters tal lat the center of the Athena Pronaia sanctuary, and its interior columns were of the Corinthian order.

 

 

Delphi Tholos Photographs

Tholos plan

 

 

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The Tholos with sunrise analemma (APOD)