Overview, DelphiArtist(s)Marilyn BridgesArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date2004Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)Subject matter
Marilyn Bridges describes the markings and monuments that she photographs from above as “the messages of humankind.” As a pilot and photographer, she documents contemporary landscapes connected to ancient times, which addresses the human relationship to the earth and environment. This photograph depicts an overview of Delphi in Greece. Delphi is located on Mount Parnassus and holds the ancient sanctuary that was considered the center of the world by the Ancient Greeks.Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aerial view of an archaeological site on a mountain. A road stretches through the mountainside, which is covered in trees and overlooks a coastal plain.Primary Object Classification Photograph Primary Object Typeblack and white printCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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Ancient Greek (culture or style)
sanctuaries (religious building spaces)