Moscophoros (Greek: μοσχοφόρος "calf-bearer") is an ancient Greek statue of cow-bearer that was found in fragments in the Perserschutt in the Acropolis of Athens. The statue, dated c. 560 BC and estimated to have originally measured 1.65 metres (5.4 ft) in height, is currently housed in the Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece.
According to an inscription on its base, the statue was a votive offering to the goddess Athena by a certain Rhonbos (although the name is not entirely legible); it is thought to represent Rhonbos himself, bringing sacrifice.
- Kriophoros — "ram-bearer".
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- Media related to Moscophoros at Wikimedia Commons
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