The Moschophoros (Calf-bearer).

UnknownAround 570 BC

Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum
Athens, Greece

One of the earliest dedications on the Acropolis. The bearded man carries a calf for sacrifice. The inscription reads from right to left: Rhombos, son of Palos, dedicated (the statue). Marble from the mount Hymettos (statue) and limestone (base).


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