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Delphic Oracle

Delphic Oracle Archeological Wonders Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Geography History Social Studies World History

Aegeus (a mythical king of Athens) consults the Oracle at Delphi (called the Pythia) who is sitting on a tripod. A cup inscription identifies the Pythia as Themis.

This is the only known contemporary image of the Pythia.


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Tondo of an Attic red-figure kylix, by the Kodros painter, ca. 440-430 BC, now at a Berlin museum (the Antikensammlung Berlin). 

The object is identified as Berlin Mus. 2538.

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