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, two Greek sculptors of the school of Argos. Polykleitos, the elder, fl. c.450–c.420 B.C., was a contemporary of Phidias. Born either in Sicyon or Argos, he became head of the Argive school.
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Polyclitus, Polycleitus, Polycletus
5th-century bc. Greek sculptor, noted particularly for his idealized bronze sculptures of the male nude, such as the Doryphoros
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