charioteers of Delphi, light patina, Greek bust

Item number: 20354

The original of the detailed bust was found in 1896 really close to the famous Apollo Shrine in Greece (location: Delphi). It is a sacrificial present and given on the occasion of the victory in a chariot race. Originally the figure steered a four-horsed chariot.

Category: Busts

69,90 €
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Shipping weight:
2,50 Kg
Dimensions ( length × width × height ):
10,00 × 12,00 × 22,00 cm

Bust charioteer of Delphi

The original of the pretty bust was found really close to the famous Apollo Shrine in Delphi/ Greece in 1896. It was a sacrificial present of Polyzalos, the so called tyrant of Gela/ Sicily, for the Apollo Shrine in Delphi. Handed over was the pretty and detailed bronze statue on the occasion of the victory of a chariot race. Maintained until today only is the bust. Once the figure steered a elegant four-horsed chariot. On the head it wears a headband. The bust wears a sleeveless robe with the name Chiton, the undergarment mostly was made out of linen or wool.
  • location of discovery: Delphi, Greece
  • original from 478-474 BC
  • replica made in Germany
  • height: circa 22 cm
  • with underfoot as protection for furniture
  • detailed image - high quality
  • original stands in the Delphi Museum

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