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6th century, male.

Born to a family originally from Paros.


Ancient Greek.

Like many other Ionian artists of the period, Aristion must have emigrated westwards, driven by the threatening Persians. The base of a funerary monument to Phrasicleia, dating from the second half of the 6th century BC and found at Mesogea in Attica, bears his signature. In Athens, his name appears (without the place name) on the base of Antilochus' ...

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