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Ampyx (Greek: Ἄμπυξ) has several meanings; in hair care, an ampyx is a headband, often made of metal. In Greek mythology, there were a number of figures with the name Ampyx, Amycus or Ampycus (alt. "Ampykos").
- Ampyx or Ampycus was a seer, the son of Elatus. He fathered Mopsus with the nymph Chloris. Appears in Orpheus's, Argonautica, Pausanias's Description of Greece, Hyginus's Fabulae.
- Ampyx or Ampycus was an Ethiopian priest of Demeter (Ceres). He appears in Ovid's Metamorphoses and was slain by Phineus during a fight between Phineus and Perseus (see Boast of Cassiopeia), just before Phineus was turned to stone.
- Ampyx or Amycus, son of Ophion, was one of the Lapiths who fought the centaurs at Pirithous's wedding. Appears in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
- Ampyx is an ancestor of Patreas, the founder of Patrae. He appears in Pausanias's Description of Greece.
- Orpheus. Argonautica, 948.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece, 5.17.10.
- Hyginus. Fabulae. Book 14, 128.
- Ovid. Metamorphoses. Book 5, 110.
- Ovid. Metamorphoses. Book 12, 450.
- Pausanias. Description of Greece, 7.18.5.
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