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PICT17469ac The Winged Sphinx of the Naxians (570-560 B.C)
Famous statue of the winged sphinx set on a column and chapter of the Ionic Order with a strong influence of Egyptian Art; The statue of Sphinx stands 2.3m (7.5ft) high and once it was placed atop a column reaching over 10m (33ft) in height; Rich inhabitants of Naxos, the biggest island in the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea, have donated this statue to Delphi in 560 BC Le célèbre Sphinx Ailé des Naxiens sur sa colonne de l'ordre Ionique; Delphi Archaeological Site & Museum.
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