), an Athenian statuary, is called a disciple of Daedalus, whom he is said to have accompanied when he fled to Crete.
This statement must be taken to express, not the time at which he lived, but the style of art which he practised.
It is probable that he lived at the same period as Dipoenus and Scyllis, who are in the same way called disciples of Daedalus, namely, in the time of Peisistratus and his sons, about B. C. 560. (Thiersch, Epochen,
pp. 124, 125.) His works were : 1.
In the acropolis at Athens a sitting statue of Athena, in olive-wood, with an inscription to the effect that Callias dedicated it, and Endoeus made it. Hence his age is inferred, for the first Callias who is mentioned in history is the opponent of Peisistratus. (Hdt. 6.121
In the temple of Athena Polias at Erythrae in Ionia, a colossal wooden statue of the goddess, sitting on a throne, holding a distaff in each hand, and having a sun-dial (πόλος
) on the head. 3.
In connexion with this statue, there stood in the hypaethrum, before the visit of Pausanias to the temple, statues of the Graces and Hours, in white marble, also by Endoeus. 4.
A statue of Athena Alea, in her temple at Tegea, made entirely of ivory, which was transported to Rome by Augustus, and set up in the entrance of his forum. (Paus. 1.26.5
; Athenag. Legat. pro Christ.