Agasias, son of Menophilus

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Agasias, son of Menophilus was an Ancient Greek sculptor from Ephesus. He was possibly the cousin of Agasias, son of Dositheus, sculptor of the Borghese Gladiator.[1] He is mentioned in a Greek inscription, from which it appears that he exercised his art in Delos while that island was under Roman sway; probably some time about 100 BC.[2][3] He probably sculpted a striking figure of a warrior now in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens.[4]


  1. ^ PD-icon.svg "Agasias". New International Encyclopedia. 1905.  External link in |chapter= (help)
  2. ^ Müller, Arch. d. Kunst, p. 155
  3. ^ Mason, Charles Peter (1867), "Agasias (2)", in Smith, William, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology 1, Boston, p. 60 
  4. ^ "247: Marble statue of a fighting Gaul, found on Delos, Cyclades c. 100 BC.". Collections: Sculpture: Hellenistic Period. Athens: National Archaeological Museum. Retrieved 23 August 2012.