Siphnian Treasury
Delphi Museum





  • Treasury of Siphnos

    East Frieze representing scenes from the Trojan War. 525 b.C.
    [ Medium image 65k ]
    [ Large image 346k ]


    From Left: Aris, Afrodite, Artemis, Apollo, and Dias (Zeus), Athena, Hera, Demeter, Trojan Chariot, Aeneias, Hector, fallen combatant, Menelaus, Ajax, and Greek Chariot.
  • East Frieze detail representing horses pulling Trojan chariot.






  • East Frieze detail representing the battle of Troy. Aeneias and Hector against Menelaus and Ajax (next image below). The marble relief exhibits traces of the original coloration.





  • Relief representing the Battle of Troy.
    In this image from left to right: Dead warrior, Menelaus, and Ajax,






  • East Frieze detail representing four horses pulling Greek chariot.







  • East pediment of the Siphnian Treasury
    The sculptures represent the strugle between Apollo and Heracles for the oracular tripod.
    525 B.C.



  • Detail of North Frieze depicting the battle between the gods and the Giants.
    In this episode Aris fighting against two giants (Viatas and Enafas, while another giant (Astartas lies dead on the ground)





  • Detail of North Frieze depicting the battle between the gods and the Giants. 525 B.C.