Delphi Museum


  • Charioteer of Delphi Charioteer of Delphi






  • Treasury of SiphnosTreasury of Siphnos







  • Hellenistic and Roman ArtHellenistic Art from Delphi







  • Omphalos

    The omphalos (center) of the earth. This sacred object was located in the Adyton of the Temple of Apollo, and was viewed only by the priests and priestess who had access to the chamber.
  • Picture of Kleovis and Biton kuros statues

    Picture of Kleovis and Biton (detail)Kouros Statues of the Archaic Period. Early 6th c. B.C. (circa 580 B.C.)

    The two Archaic Kours prominently displayed in the museum are known as Kleovis and Biton. They heroically pulled their mother on her chariot to the sanctuary where she was to worship. They pulled the chariot for a distance of about 8km. They died the same night peacefully in their sleep according to Herodotus.

    Over life size (6.15m) each. Made by Polymedes.

  • Sphinx of Naxos Picture of the Sphinx of Naxos at the Delphi museumLarge Sphinx of Naxos sitting on an Ionic column about 10m tall. circa 560 B.C.






  • Statue of a woman (possibly Nike)

    Statue of a woman (possibly Nike)

    Marble, 470 B.C.

  • Picture of the Archaic Temple of Apollo Pediment

    Picture of the Archaic Temple of Apollo Pediment

  • Metope
  • Statue of a Bull

    Silver and Gold, 6th c. BC

  • Griffin head

    Griffin head

    Bronze