Artist Greek
  • Relief of Apollo Seated on the Omphalos
Date 4th century BCE
Medium marble
Dimensions Overall: 16 1/4 × 12 3/4 × 3 1/2 inches (41.3 × 32.4 × 8.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Joseph Brummer
Accession Number 25.14
Department Greco-Roman and Ancient European
On View Ancient Greek and Roman S2AA, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, on architrave, above figures: [translated: (To Apollo) to whom scarifices are offered on the seventh of every month, those in charge of... (dedicated it)] [See curatorial files for Greek lettering]
Joseph Brummer;
1925-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Richter, G. M. A. "Greek Art in Detroit," Art in America, vol. 15 (1927): p. 30.

"Family Art Game," Detroit Free Press (April 27, 1980): p. 12 (ill.). [DIA Advertising Supplement]

Voutiras, Emmanuel. "A Dedication of the Hebdomaistai to the Pythian Apollo," American Journal of Archaeology, vol.86, no. 2 (April, 1982): pp. 229-233, pl. 30-32. [Complete discussion of the piece.]