Ancient Hellenic Gallery
This page contains some of the most beautiful images of the Hellenic Pantheon, as well as some works of art. Click onto each thumbnail for a full-size picture.
|Dated around 1650 BC, this
statue from vitrificated clay, was found at Knossos,
Crete. It pictures the Snake Goddess.
|Beautiful statue of Aphrodite
and Pan, found in the island of Milos, Hellas.
|This copper statue of Athena
is, in my humble opinion, the most beautiful of her
statues! (4th century BC).
|This statue is called
'Kourotrophos' or 'She who feeds the child'. Clay
from the acropolis of Sesklos. Has red coloured writting. (4300 - 3800 BC).
|Young King Triptolemos is ready
to leave for his mission of teaching Humanity
the Mysteries of Agriculture. Mother Demeter on the left and Kore Persephone
on the right bless him.
|This copper statue of Poseidon
(or Zeus?) was found in the sea, near Artemisio,
|Zeus Thunderbearer. Copper
statue from Dodoni. Zeus, the King of the Gods,
holds his mighty thunder. (2nd half of 6th century BC).
|This marble statue pictures
Hermes holding the baby Dionysos. Found in
Olympia. (330 BC).
|This beautiful stele, pictures
Athena meditating, leaning on her spear, and
was found in the Acropolis of Athens. (460 BC).
|This beautiful copper statue of
Apollo is full of Apollo's beauty, strength and
harmony. (6th century BC).
|Athena in 'Gigantomachia'
(Battle of the Giants). Athena is here pictured holding
one of her snakes as a weapon - wand of death, ready to kill a Giant.
|Ivory and Gold head of the
Goddess Artemis. Was found in Delphi.
(6th century BC).
|This clay eidolion is called
'The Dove Goddess'. It pictures the Great Mother
with doves on Her head. (Around 1300 BC).
|This copper statue of Hermes
was found at Marathon, Hellas.
(4th century BC).
|Bull's head, from silver and gold. (1550-1500 BC).|
|This beautiful 2.32m white
marble statue of a Sphinx was found in the Temple
of Gaia at Delphi. (6th century BC).
|This vessel pictures Goddess
Thetis and Pileas. Notice the Snake ascending
Pileas's spine. ;-)
|The famous disk of Phaistos.
The disk bears 45 symbols of Linear A script.
|This is the famous Omphalos at the Temple of Apollo, at Delphi.|
|This marvelous copper statue of
"The Charioteer" is the finest specimen of
sculpure on copper. (480-470 BC).
|Sleman's Agamemnon. King
Agamemnon's golden funeral mask from Mycenae.
(Around 1500 BC).
|Gold Hexagonal compass. Bears
images of a hunt, with a lion, an antilope and
|This golden larnax held the
remains of King Philippos B of Macedonia, and was
found at Vergina, Macedonia, Hellas.
|This beautiful golden oak
garland was found at Vergina, Macedonia, Hellas and
is dated back to the second half of 4th century BC.
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