Chersiphron (//; Greek: Χερσίφρων; fl. 6th century BC), an architect of Knossos in ancient Crete, was the builder of the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus, on the Ionian coast. The temple had been begun about 600 BC, and was completed by other architects.
Chersiphron and his son Metagenes were co-authors of its building.
- William Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, 1870: "Chersiphron"