Alcamenes, (flourished 2nd half of the 5th century bc, Lemnos, in the
Aegean Sea, and Athens [Greece]), sculptor and younger contemporary of
Phidias, noted for the delicacy and finish of his works, among which a
Hephaestus and an Aphrodite of the Gardens are noteworthy. A copy of the
head of his Hermes Propylaeus at Pergamum has been identified by an
inscription, and he is said by the Greek traveler Pausanias (2nd century
ad) to have been the creator of one of the pediments of the Temple of
Zeus at Olympia.
Head of helmeted Ares
Copy of Alkamenes
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