[ Delphi, Delphi and the Museum ]
Delphi is part of the volume intitled Treasures of the Greek Museums, which introduces the reader to the priceless works of art housed in the museums of Greece. The texts, written by experts, furnish details of the historical and cultural context of these masterpieces. The most important archeological sites are also presented, with exclusive aerial photographs and other lavish illustrations.
The site - The history of Delphi - The Amphiktyonies
The growing fame of the Delphic Oracle - The Hellenistic period
The desecration and decline of the sanctuary - The method of divination
The Sanctuary of Athena Pronaia - The Sanctuary of Apollo - The excavations
Kleobis and Biton - The metopes of the Treasury of the Sikyonians
The Siphnian Treasury - Pedimental sculptures of the Siphnian Treasury
The frieze of the Siphnian Treasury - The Treasury of the Athenians - The Charioteer
The votive offering of Daochos - The "dancers" - Hellenistic and Roman
57 colour illustrations.