Cleobis & Biton

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published on 12 August 2014

Two high archaic kouroi, inscribed as Cleobis and Biton. c.580 BCE. These kouroi are over-life-size, standing at 6.5m tall, and are currently housed at the Delphi Museum. The sculptor was Polymides of Argos.


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James Lloyd
James' main area of research is ancient Greek music, but other interests include Old Comedy, and more generally, classical art & archaeology. A self-confessed philhellene, James keeps at least one eye on the Roman pie.

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