Here begins a sampling of just some of the items in the museum at Olympia. For reasons of space, not all could be included.
A terracotta of Athena, circa 490 BC
Hermes of Praxiteles, a famous statue named after its sculptor, depicting Hermes pausing for a moment, holding the baby Dionysus, on his way to the nymphs.
Late geometric bronze horse
The head of the cult statue of Hera which once sat enthroned in her temple.
Depiction of the Olympian torch race
A gold bowl dedication from the temple of Hera
Fragments of the Chryselephantine Zeus, found in the workshop of Pheidias
Bronze athlete statuette, circa 520-500 BC
A bronze disc dedicated by an athlete after 241 AD