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Roman replica of a Greek statue of Athena from the 1st / 2nd centuries. Century, probably the Athena of Agorakritos

Agorakritos was a Greek sculptor from Paros , Phidias ' favorite pupil , with whom he is said to have worked several works together, such as the ten ells high picture of the Nemesis in Rhamnous and others. He alone was ascribed the archetypes of Zeus and Athena in Koroneia and certainly rightly Pliny calls him the creator of the cult image in the Metroon on the Agora of Athens .