Exhibition “The sound of hydraulis, very sweet and pleasant”



The working replica of the Ancient Hydraulis that was reconstructed by the European Cultural Centre of Delphi during the years 1995-1999 was exhibited at the Archaeological Museum of Delphi for a period of two and a half months.

Apart from the instrument itself, exhibits also included several drawings of the archaeological find of Dion and  photographs of coins, mosaics, small sculptures and pottery depicting the Hydraulis.

At the  opening of the exhibition  Panos Vlagopoulos, Ass. Professor of Music at the Ionian University and member of the scientific team of the reconstruction project, talked about the Ancient Hydraulis.  A musical demonstration of the instrument followed.