Close view of Doric capital, Delphi, Treasury of the Sikyonians

Scattered blocks inside foundations, including curved reused tholos blocks...

View from W and above, Delphi, Treasury of the Sikyonians

Plan, Delphi, Treasury of the Sikyonians (III)

Reused blocks from 6th century B.C. tholos in foundations, Delphi, Treasur...

View looking W along S wall, Delphi, Treasury of the Sikyonians

Context: Delphi
Type: Treasury
Summary: Temple-like building; the 1st treasury from the entrance to the Sanctuary of Apollo, on the south side of the Sacred Way, west of the Offering of the Tarentines.
Date: ca. 500 BC
Region: Phocis
Period: Archaic


Small Doric building with cella opening east onto a pronaos distyle in antis.


Built by Kleisthenes after the First Sacred War, this building incorporated in its foundations the remains of an older tholos and a rectangular monopteros. Dinsmoor dates this treasury to ca. 413 B.C.

Other Bibliography:

Dinsmoor 1975, 205; Rossiter 1981, 406; PECS, 266

See Also: Delphi, Sikyonian Treasury Metopes