Delos Lion Sculpture

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Mark Cartwright
published on 18 October 2012
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A lion sculpture in marble from the island of Delos in the Greek Cyclades, 7th century BCE (this is a replica as the originals are now in the museum of Delos). Orignally nine or even as many as 16 lions lined an avenue in the sanctuary complex dedicated to Apollo.

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APA Style (2012, October 18). Delos Lion Sculpture. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style "Delos Lion Sculpture." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 18, 2012.

MLA Style "Delos Lion Sculpture." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Oct 2012. Web. 24 Jul 2024.