Omphalos of Delphi

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 26 April 2012
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A carved stone representing the omphalos (navel) or centre of the earth and symbol of Apollo (c. 330 BCE), Delphi Archaeological Museum, Greece.

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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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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2012, April 26). Omphalos of Delphi. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/414/omphalos-of-delphi/

Chicago Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Omphalos of Delphi." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/414/omphalos-of-delphi/.

MLA Style

Cartwright, Mark. "Omphalos of Delphi." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Apr 2012. Web. 25 Jul 2021.