Cast of the east pediment from the Siphnian Treasury, Delphi

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  • Catalogue text

    Delphi, Archaeological Museum, inv. 1301.

    Found in 1894 at the east foundation of the Siphnian Treasury in the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, Greece.

    Relief with Zeus, wearing long chiton, between Herakles at right and Apollo at left, both wearing short chitons. Herakles is tearing the tripod from Apollo, who is supported by Artemis(?) Further to the left are two women, and to the right are a man and a woman in a chariot.

    In: Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

Further reading

Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

M. Bergeron, ‘Revisiting a Plate in the Ashmolean Museum: a new interpretation’, R. Morais, D. Leão and D. Rodriguez-Pérez, There and Back Again: Greek Art in Motion. Studies in Honour of Sir John Boardman on the Occasion his 90th Birthday, (2019), fig. 4 on p. 178

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