Item PC/008 - Charioteer of Delphi

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Charioteer of Delphi


  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century (Creation)

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This item was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 15th June 2018.

The life-size bronze statue of a chariot driver was found in 1896 at the Sanctuary of Apollo in Delphi and is allso known as Heniokhos, the rein-holder. The statue was erected at Delphi in 474BC, to commemorate the victory of a chariot team in the Pythian Games, which were held at Delphi every four years in honor of Pythean Apollo.

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Original in the Delphi Archaeological Museum.

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Dimensions: 2120 x 404 x 508 mm (Plinth 640 x 460 x 500 mm)

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GB 1694 PC/008

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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