The island of Siphnos used its great wealth to earn the favor of the gods through art, architecture, and offerings.
Pediment and Frieze of the Siphnian Treasury at the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, c. 530 B.C.E.
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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Siphnian Treasury, Delphi," in Smarthistory
, February 28, 2016, accessed August 23, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/siphnian/