Damophon


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Damophon

(dăm`əfŏn), fl. 2d cent. B.C., Greek sculptor of Messene. He is remembered for colossal heads of Demeter and Artemis, found in Arcadia. He was a skilled worker in ivory and gold.
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This impressive complex has been closely linked to Damophon of Messene, the man entrusted with repairing the Zeus of Pheidias at Olympia.
(82.) For ancient praise of Damophon of Messene, see Paus.
"Damophon von Messene: Sein Werk im Lichte der Neuen Ausgrabungen," AntK 36, pp.