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Mark D. Fullerton

(fl ?2nd century bc).

Greek sculptor and metalworker. His signature occurs on a bronze archaistic herm (Tunis, Mus. N. Bardo) from the Mahdia shipwreck that supported a statue of a winged youth identified as Eros or as Agon, the personification of athletic contests. Though the lettering of the inscription suits a date in the 3rd century bc, the eclectic classicizing features of the youth and the one-sidedness of the group favour a century later, when ‘Boethos of Chalkedon’ signed the bases of a portrait of Antiochos IV (reg 175–164 bc) on Delos and of a portrait at Lindos (c. 184 bc; see Marcadé, p. 28). This Boethos was probably also the famous engraver mentioned by Pliny (Natural History XXXIII.lv.155) and Cicero (Against Verres IV.xiv.32), and the sculptor of a bronze group of a Boy Strangling a Goose (Pliny: Natural History XXXIV.xix.84). This work is probably reproduced by various Roman copies (e.g. Rome, Mus. Capitolino; ...

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Botrys  

2nd century, male.

Born in Lucania or Leucas.

Worker in bronze.

Ancient Greek.

Botrys worked in Rhodes, where a base bearing his signature has been found, in the first half of the 2nd century BC.

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1st century BC, male.

Sculptor, metal worker.

Ancient Greek.

Leostratides is mentioned by Pliny as a talented sculptor of warriors and battles.

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Zoilus  

2nd century, male.

Active c. 183 to 172 BC.

Engraver. Seals, coins.

Ancient Greek.

Zoilus is the maker of some coins (tetradrachms) bearing the effigy of King Perseus of Macedonia.