5th century, male.
Active at the beginning of the 5th century BC.
Born to a family originally from Naxos.
Ancient Greek, Archaic Period.
Alxenor's name appears on a funerary stele found at Orchomenusin Boeotia (a bearded man wearing a himation (cloak) and leaning on a long stick, playing with a dog to which he is offering a grasshopper). The work and the inscription date from 490-480 BC. Despite elements of archaic art, Alxenor's stele is remarkable for the accuracy of its rendering of anatomy and the flowing movement of the figures....