), a sculptor, whose name is known by an inscription, from which it appears that he made a statue of Hercules, which was dedicated by one Laphanes, the son of Las thenes. (Montfaucon, Diario Italico,
p. 425 Brunck, Anal.
vol. iii. p. 188, No. 187; Jacobs, Animadv. in Anth. Graec.
vol. iii. pt. 1, p. 596.
) Machatas is mentioned in another inscription as the maker of a statue dedicated to Asclepius. (Böckh, Corp. Inscrip.
1794; R. Rochette, Lettre àM. Schorn,
p. 346, 2d edition.)