A kalos cup currently on display at the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes depicts a youth flattening the ground at the palaestra, an area set aside for wrestling, boxing, and other athletic activities.
A black-figure olpe or jug, currently in the archaeological museum of Rhodes, features a scene with a character who has been identified as the god Apollo. On what is this identification based?
Throughout the centuries, the acropolis of Ialysos has been the site of a number of religious buildings. Let’s take a look at these structures.
The island of Rhodes is rich in history, with a variety of museums, art galleries, and archaeological sites to visit.
A discussion centred on a votive relief in the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes that looks older than it really is.
A brief look at a depiction of an armed youth on the inside of a beautiful red-figure cup from Rhodes.
The ruins of the temple of Apollo on the acropolis of Rhodes. Part of the northeastern side of this temple has been restored, giving some idea of what the original structure must have looked like. All buildings on the acropolis date from the Hellenistic era.
A column drum photographed on the acropolis of Rhodes, near the stadium.
A male peacock photographed at the archaeological site of Ialysos, Rhodes. In ancient times, the peacock was sacred to Hera.
View across the ancient site of Kamiros on the island of Rhodes. The remains of the walls that you see here are probably just the stone sockles of the original houses.