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Delphi Archaeological Museum

The most impressive findings from the Delphi area are housed in the museum. The twin Kouroi, the Naxos Sphinx, the statue of the bull made from sheets of silver and the statue of the Charioteer are the most important exhibits.
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Altitude (in meters) : 574
Address :  _Fokida, _Delfi, 33054,
TEL: +302265082312,
TEL2: +302265082313,
FAX: +302265082966,
E-MAIL: efafok@culture.gr
Open Periods :   Mon-Sun 8-20.

Access : RoadRoad
Accessible : NormallyNormally
Cost Category : NormalNormal
Cost from : 3 Euro
Duration of Visit : 1 hour 30 minutes

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The Archaeological Museum of Delphi, one of the most important in Greece, exhibits the history of the Delphic sanctuary, site of the most famous ancient Greek oracle.

Its rich collections are comprised primarily of architectural sculpture, statues and minor objects donated to the sanctuary. These reflect its religious, political and artistic activities from its early years in the eight century BC to its decline in Late Antiquity.

Collections

  • Treasury of Sifnos
  • Treasury of Athens
  • Hellenistic art sculptures
  • Pediments of the temple of Apollo

Highlights

  • Charioteer of Delphi
  • Omphalos
  • Kleobis and Biton
  • Pediments from the Temple of Apollo
  • The Sphinx of Naxos
  • Acanthus column with dancers
  • Chryselephantine sculpture of Apollo
  • Agias of Pharsala
  • The White kylix of Delphi represents Apollo offering a libation
  • Statue of a Bull
  • Bronze incense-burner

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