Lions of Delos (Originals)

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 05 October 2013
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The original marble lions inside the site museum of Delos (those outside being copies). Originally there were as many as nine lions which lined the avenue leading from the sanctuary to the harbour of Skardanas. They were donated by the citizens of Naxos in the 7th century BCE.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, October 05). Lions of Delos (Originals). World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2058/lions-of-delos-originals/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Lions of Delos (Originals)." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 05, 2013. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2058/lions-of-delos-originals/.

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