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DELPHI TOURS

The Polygonal wall of Delphi

The Polygonal Wall built with asymmetrical interlocking masonry blocks, supports the terrace on which the Temple of Apollo stands. It was built in the second half of the 6th century B.C (possibly after the destruction of the 1st temple in 548 B.C but before the building of the Alkmaeonidae Temple), and has a length of 90 metres and is approximately 2 metres shorter today.

The wall was covered with more than eight hundred inscriptions relating to the liberation of slaves, made in the 2nd and 3rd century B.C.

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