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6th century, male.

Active in Attica, at the end of the 6th century BC.


Ancient Greek.

Mentioned in Pliny, Amphicrates may have made a bronze statue of a Lioness that stood at the entrance to the Acropolis in Athens. It was a symbolic reference to the lyre player Leaina, a friend of one of the Tyrannicides, who was said to have cut out her tongue rather than betray the conspirators under torture....

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