base signed by Kritios and Nesiotes

Akropolis label

Base of statue by Kritios and Nesiotes

Athens, Akropolis Museum 13270

Several signatures of this pair of sculptors are known from the Athenian akropolis. They are best known as the sculptors of the replacement monument of the Tyrannicides in the Athenian agora.


Löwy, A.M. 1885. Inschriften griechischer Bildhauer (repr. Chicago: Ares Publishers Inc.) 31, no. 38.

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