Mythology


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Mythological Animals

MYTHOLOGICAL ANIMALS

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The Tholos, sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi, is a  
circular building which may have replaced an earlier   
snake sanctuary.                                       
(370-360 BCE)                                          
Size: 13.5 m across
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The Tholos, sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi, is a circular building which...

The Tholos, sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi, is a  
circular building which may have replaced an earlier   
snake sanctuary.                                       
(370-360 BCE)                                          
Size: 13.5 m across
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The Tholos, sanctuary of Athena Pronaia, Delphi, is a circular building which...

The Omphalos, "Navel of the World", Delphi, which,     
according to Greek myths, stands in the centre of the  
earth.                                                 
Ornamented limestone
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The Omphalos, "Navel of the World", Delphi, which, according to Greek myths...

The Corycian Cave, Mount Parnassos, Delphi, a          
sanctuary dedicated to the God Pan and the nymphs.
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The Corycian Cave, Mount Parnassos, Delphi, a sanctuary dedicated to t...

Sanctuary of Demeter, Eleusis. The sacred well         
Kalichoron "of the fair dances" around which the       
women of Eleusis danced in honour of Demeter,          
Goddess of the Earth and of fertility.
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Sanctuary of Demeter, Eleusis. The sacred well Kalichoron "of the fair...

The Plutonion, sanctuary of Hades, Eleusis. The grotto
behind the temple of Pluto was believed to be the
gateway to Hades, the Netherworld. According to myth,
this is the place of Persephone's abduction and return.
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The Plutonion, sanctuary of Hades, Eleusis. The grotto behind the temple of Plut...

Altar of Demeter and Persephone, Eleusis. The cult of
Demeter, Goddess of the Earth, and Persephone, Goddess
of Fertility, was celebrated by the women of Eleusis
while the men were initiated into the mysteries.
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Altar of Demeter and Persephone, Eleusis. The cult of Demeter, Goddess of the Ea...

Royal hall (megaron) in the palace of Mycenae.
According to Homer, Agamemnon was murdered here. The
sacred hearth and the bases of four columns remain.
Size: 13 x 12 m
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Royal hall (megaron) in the palace of Mycenae. According to Homer, Agamemnon was...

So-called Tomb of Agamemnon,or treasury of Atreus,     
Mycenae. Entrance to the circular tholos, the largest  
of the tholos-tombs discovered by Heinrich Schliemann.
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So-called Tomb of Agamemnon,or treasury of Atreus, Mycenae. Entrance to the...

So-called Tomb of Agamemnon, Mycenae, the largest of   
the Tholos tombs discovered by Heinrich Schliemann.
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So-called Tomb of Agamemnon, Mycenae, the largest of the Tholos tombs discove...

Dionysos Sanctuary, Delos, monumental phallus with     
a relief of the phallus-bird, a symbol of the God,     
carried in procession or drawn on a chariot during     
Dionysian rites. Inscription says the monuments were   
donated by Karystios, son of Asbelos. Around 300 BCE
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Dionysos Sanctuary, Delos, monumental phallus with a relief of the phallus-...

Dionysos sanctuary, Delos, monumental phallus with     
a relief of the phallus-bird, a symbol of the God,     
carried in procession or drawn on a chariot during     
Dionysian rites. Inscription says monuments were       
donated by Karystos, son of Asbelos. Around 300 BCE
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Dionysos sanctuary, Delos, monumental phallus with a relief of the phallus-...