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James Lloyd
by Ancient History Encyclopedia
published on 13 June 2017
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Portrait head of the famous Athenian orator Demosthenes, who lived in 4th century BCE Athens. This sculpture is a roman copy of a posthumous sculpture created by Polyeuktos in 280 BCE, which was originally erected in the Athenian market-place (agora).

British Museum 1973,0303.2

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