Achilles consulting Pythia, Roman carving

Achilles consulting Pythia, Roman carving

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Caption: Achilles consulting Pythia, Roman carving. Circular stone carved relief of the Greek hero Achilles (left) consulting Pythia, the priestess presiding over the Oracle of Apollo at Delphi, on the slopes of Mount Parnassus. The Oracle of Delphi dates back to prehistoric times. By the 8th century BC the oracle had become famous and was routinely consulted by kings, emperors and other rulers. This carving is displayed in the Archaeological Museum of Naples, Italy.

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