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Chares

(kâr`ēz, kā`–), fl. 3d cent. B.C., Greek worker in bronze from Lindus, Rhodes; pupil of Lysippos. He was the sculptor of the Colossus of RhodesColossus of Rhodes
, large statue of Helios, the sun god, destroyed by an earthquake in antiquity. Consider one of the Seven Wonders of the World by the ancients, it was built in part by Chares of Lindus (Rhodes) between 292 and 280 B.C.
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 and is said to have founded the Rhodian school of sculpture. No known works have survived.
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