Charioteer of Delphi


Take part in the celebration of an athlete’s victory—this life-size bronze is a hinge between the Archaic and Classical.

 

Charioteer of Delphi, c. 478-474 B.C.E., bronze (lost wax cast) with silver, glass and copper inlay, 1.8 m high (Delphi Archaeological Museum)


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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Charioteer of Delphi," in Smarthistory, December 13, 2015, accessed July 23, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/charioteer-of-delphi/.