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Marble head of the Titan Anytos from the temple of Demeter and Despoina at Lykosoura, Arcadia.
190-180 BC.

Colossal head of the Titan Anytos from the famous group of cult statues in the temple of Demeter and Despoina at Lykosoura, Arcadia. The head is made of Doliana marble. The temple contained a group of four over-lifesize statues by the famous Messenian sculptor Damophon. Despoina and Demeter were shown seated on a shared throne at the centre of the composition. Artemis was depicted standing next to Demeter. Next to Despoina stood Anytos, who had raised her.
Height 0,74 m.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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