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Polyclitus (Polycleitus)

Born: 4XX AD
Currently alive.

Nationality: Greek
Categories: Sculptor


430 BC - “Diadumenus” Man Tying on a Fillet.

450 BC - 440 BC - The “Doryphorus” Spear Bearer.

         - Another outstanding work by Polyclitus was his gold and ivory statue of the goddess Hera.

         - His “Hera” was ranked with Phidias' gold and ivory statues of “Athena” and “Zeus,” and Polyclitus' entry in a competition to make an Amazon for the Temple of Artemis at Ephesos was selected over that of Phidias, among others


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