Scopas
(c.395-350BC)

Sculptor and architect from the island Paros. He worked on the Mausoleum in Halicarnassus, depicting the hunt of the Caledonian swine on the east side. Some of the building has survived, as well as parts of a temple of Athena in Tegea. Characteristic for Scopas sculptures is their heads with half-open mouths and deep-set eyes. Scopas was together with Praxiteles e leader of the Attic school.


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