This is Apollo. He is pictured here with a bow and arrow. His lyre can be seen next to him. Apollo is the god of music, truth, and prophecy. He slew Python, the serpent of darkness, who guarded the temple at Delphi. He represents the sun overcoming darkness. Apollo plays the lyre to show that he is the god of music and the arts. He is next top his father Jupiter and opposite his twin sister Diana.