Archelaus of Priene

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Archelaus of Priene's relief

Archelaus of Priene (Greek: Ἀρχέλαος) was a Greek sculptor who lived close to 300 BC in Priene. He is remembered for his apotheosis of Homer, a marble relief aggrandising the poet that is now preserved in the British Museum.

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