Mythology


Mythology



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MONSTERS

Mythological Animals

MYTHOLOGICAL ANIMALS

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Dionysos sanctuary, Delos. Two monumental phalli with  
a relief showing Dionysos with Silenos and a Maenad.   
Inscription says the monuments were donated by         
Karystios, son of Asbelos.                             
(around 300 BCE)                                       
Photographed by Erich Lessing.
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Dionysos sanctuary, Delos. Two monumental phalli with a relief showing Dionys...

Dionysos sanctuary, Delos. Phallus-monument. Detail.
Dionysian rites were celebrated in the area lined
with the giant phalli. Inscription says monuments
were donated by Karystios, son of Asbeles.
(around 300 BCE)
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Dionysos sanctuary, Delos. Phallus-monument. Detail. Dionysian rites were celebr...

The filled-in Sacred Lake and the Agora of the         
Italiotes, Delos. According to myth, this is the       
place where Leto, pursued by Hera, gave birth to       
Apollo and Artemis
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The filled-in Sacred Lake and the Agora of the Italiotes, Delos. Accord...

Artemision, Sanctuary of Artemis, Delos
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Artemision, Sanctuary of Artemis, Delos

Porticus of the sanctuary of Artemis, Delos, seen      
from the Apollo Temple. In the background the island   
of Ortygia.
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Porticus of the sanctuary of Artemis, Delos, seen from the Apollo Temple....

Tombs of the Hyperborean Virgins, Delos, who           
assisted at the birth of Apollo and Artemis.
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Tombs of the Hyperborean Virgins, Delos, who assisted at the birth of...

The bull's horns ("Horns of Consecration") from the    
Propyleae of the western wing of the palace of Knossos,
Crete.                                                 
Stone and stucco                                       
220 cm high
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The bull's horns ("Horns of Consecration") from the Propyleae of the western...

The bull's horns ("Horns of Consecration") of the
Palace of Knossos, Crete
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The bull's horns ("Horns of Consecration") of the Palace of Knossos, Crete

Sacrificial basin in the anteroom of the throne room,
palace of Knossos, Heraklion, Crete
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Sacrificial basin in the anteroom of the throne room, palace of Knossos, Herakli...

Throne room of the palace of Knossos, Heraklion, Crete.
The "Throne of Minos" is of stone and embedded in the  
wall of a dark chamber. The griffin frescoes on the    
wall are restored from surviving fragments.
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Throne room of the palace of Knossos, Heraklion, Crete. The "Throne of Minos" is...

Throne room of the palace of Knossos, Crete.
The "Throne of Minos" is of stone and embedded in the
wall of a dark chamber (15th BCE). The griffin frescoes
on the wall are restored from surviving fragments.
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Throne room of the palace of Knossos, Crete. The "Throne of Minos" is of stone a...

Charging bull on a wall in the north entrance,         
palace of Knossos, Crete.                              
Fresco (15th BCE)
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Charging bull on a wall in the north entrance, palace of Knossos, Crete...