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date: 16 October 2019

Agoracrituslocked

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5th century, male.

Active in the second half of the 5th century BC.

Born to a family originally from Paros.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek, Classical Period.

Agoracritus was the first in a long line of artists from Paros to find fortune in Attica. He was one of Phidias' closest pupils, becoming the latter's favourite at the time of that sculptor's mature period. A passage in Pliny ( ...

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