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James Lloyd
published on 12 August 2014
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Two high archaic kouroi, inscribed as Cleobis and Biton. c.580 BCE. These kouroi are over-life-size, standing at 6.5m tall, and are currently housed at the Delphi Museum. The sculptor was Polymides of Argos.

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James Lloyd
James' main area of research is ancient Greek music, but he has general interests in mythology, religion, and art & archaeology. A self-confessed philhellene, James keeps at least one eye on the Roman pie.

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Lloyd, J. (2014, August 12). Cleobis & Biton. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Lloyd, James. "Cleobis & Biton." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 12, 2014.

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Lloyd, James. "Cleobis & Biton." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Aug 2014. Web. 16 Jul 2024.