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Sphinx of Naxos (Delphi)
Sphinx of Naxos (Delphi)
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The large Sphinx of Naxos, c. 560 B.C. sits atop an Ionic column in the Delphi Museum. It once sat atop a a 44-flute Ionic column towering some 11.5m in the air right next to the Stoa of the Athenians, where war trophies stolen from the Persians were proudly displayed.
 
The sphinx (also spelled spyhnx) is a mythical monster with the head of a woman, the breast of a bird, the body of a lion. It was a a popular theme especially in the Archaic era

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