Cleobis & Biton

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James Lloyd
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published on 12 August 2014
Cleobis & Biton

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.


About the Author

James Lloyd
James' main area of research is ancient Greek music, but he has general interests in mythology, religion, and art & archaeology. A self-confessed philhellene, James keeps at least one eye on the Roman pie.

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APA Style

Lloyd, J. (2014, August 12). Cleobis & Biton. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2917/

Chicago Style

Lloyd, James. "Cleobis & Biton." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 12, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2917/.

MLA Style

Lloyd, James. "Cleobis & Biton." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 12 Aug 2014. Web. 15 Jun 2019.

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