Ancient Greek Statues

Charioteer of Delphi - bronze

Bronze statue of a charioteer, originally belonging to a larger group which represented a chariot drawn by four horses. It was dedicated to Apollo by Polyzalos, the tyrant of Gela, in 478 B.C. when he won the chariot-race at the Pythian Games. This incomparable statue is a representative example of the ''severe'' Attic style, certainly the work of a major artist.
Archaeological Museum of Delphi, Greece


100% bronze
53 cm (21 in.)
15 cm (6 in.)
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