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 Ch. 2: Apollo and Hercules 

 

 Pit and Tripod 

Along with the Omphalos, the Pit and the Tripod were sacred to the Delphic Oracle.9 Here, a priestess can be seen as she delivers the oracle while on the Tripod, which is positioned over the Pit.10

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