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Smicrus  

6th century, male.

Active Athenian, activec.500 BC.

Vase painter.

Ancient Greek.

London (British Mus.): Heroes Wrestling (vase painting)

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Smilis  

6th century, male.

Active in Aegina in the Archaic period.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Smilis worked on the temple of Samos, specialising in statues of Hera. He is said by Pausanias to have been a contemporary of the legendary Daedalus.

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Sophilus I  

6th century, male.

Active during the first third of the 6th century BC.

Vase painter.

Ancient Greek.

Sophilus, who specialised in figures and stylised animals, is the first painter of Greek vases to be known by name. His signature appears on a number of vases, including a dinos (mixing bowl) from the Acropolis in Athens and another from Pharsalus....

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Syadras  

6th century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

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Tectaeus  

6th century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Tectaeus was a pupil of Dipoenus and Scyllis. He made a colossal statue of Apollo for the temple at Delos.

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Telecles  

6th century, male.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Telecles and his brother Theodorus made a statue of Pythian Apollo in Samos.

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Telephanes  

7th – 6th century, male.

Active in Sicyon in the Archaic Period.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

Drawings by Telephanes are mentioned by Pliny the Elder.

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Terpsicles  

6th century, male.

Active at the beginning of the 6th century BC.

Born probably in Miletus.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

Terpsicles sculpted a statue of Anaximander, of which only the pedestal (now in the British Museum) remains.

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Thales of Sicyon  

7th – 6th century, male.

Active during the Archaic Period.

Painter.

Ancient Greek.

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Thebades  

6th century, male.

Active probably at the end of the 6th century BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Greek.

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Theodorus I  

6th century, male.

Born in Samos.

Sculptor (bronze).

Ancient Greek.

Theodorus was probably the son of Rhoecus. He was the first artist known to have made a self-portrait in bronze.

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Timonidas  

6th century, male.

Active in Corinth.

Vase painter.

Ancient Greek.

Timonidas is known for two vases showing gods and mythological scenes, including an aryballos with Troilus Surprised by Achilles at the Fountain (Athens Museum).

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Volca  

6th century, male.

Active in Rome during the second half of the 6th century BC.

Sculptor.

Ancient Etruscan.

According to Pliny, Volca made a statue of Jupiter and a quadriga for the temple of Capitoline Jupiter.