Antenor ăntē´nôr [key], fl. last half of 6th cent. BC, Greek sculptor who executed the bronze statues of the tyrannicides Harmodius and Aristogiton. In 480 BC, Xerxes carried these statues away from Athens, but they were discovered later at Susa by Alexander and sent back. A marble figure of a woman, signed on the base by Antenor, was found in the ruins of the Acropolis at Athens. See also Critius.

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