Delphi Charioteer

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Carole Raddato
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published on 05 June 2024
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Life-size bronze charioteer statue, set up by the tyrant Polyzalus from Sicily as a tribute to Apollo, likely to commemorate his victory in the Pythian Games held at Delphi every four years in 474 or 470 BCE. It was part of a larger four-horse chariot composition and was found in 1896 at the Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi.

Delphi Archaeological Museum, Greece.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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