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This article is about the historical sculptor(s). For the mythological figure, see Antenor (mythology). For other uses, see Antenor (disambiguation).

Antenor (Greek: Ἀντήνωρ, Antḗnōr; fl. c. 540 – c. 500 BC)[1] was an Athenian sculptor. He is recorded as the creator of the joint statues of the tyrannicides Harmodius and Aristogeiton funded by the Athenians on the expulsion of Hippias.[2][3] These statues were carried away to Susa by Xerxes I of Persia during the Greco-Persian Wars.[4] Archaeologists have also established that a basis signed by "Antenor son of Eumares" belonged to a set of female figures in an archaic style which were displayed in the acropolis.[3] The sculptor of the Harmodius and Aristogeiton is usually listed as the son of Euphranor.[4]

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  1. ^ EB (1992).
  2. ^ Gardner, p. 182.
  3. ^ a b EB (1911).
  4. ^ a b EB (1878).