Delos . Greece. Pillar supporting an oversized phallus, symbol of Dionysus worship. This is found at the small temple dedicated to Dionysus, the Stoivadeion, which is a rectangular exedra. Adorning the front is the phallic bird, symbol of the body's immortality and relief scenes from the Dionysian circle are found on the side. Sacred Delos is the birthplace of the Greek God Apollo and his twin sister the Greek Goddess Artemis and one of most important ancient sites in the Mediterranean. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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