), a sculptor and embosser or chaser of Carthage (Paus. 5.17.1
) of uncertain age. Pliny (Plin. Nat. 33.12. s. 55
) praises his excellence in embossing and (34.8. s. 19) in sculpture. Müller (Handb.
d. Arch. § 159. 1) suspects, and not without good reason, that the reading Καρχηδόνιος
is corrupted out of Καλχήδονιος
The artist would then not be an inhabitant or even a native of the barbarian Carthage, but of the Greek town of Chalcedon in Asia Minor. [ACRAGAS.]