), an Argive statuary, the son of Mothon, and the brother and teacher of Polycleitus II. of Argos, made a gold and ivory statue of Hebe, which stood by the celebrated statue of Hera by Polycleitus I. in the Heraeum near Mycenae; a bronze statue of Hecate at Argos; and several statues of athletes. (Paus. 2.17.5
.) Tatian mentions his statue of Erinna the poetess. (Adv. Graec.
51, p. 113, Worth.) Pliny, who places him at Ol. 90, B. C. 420 (H. N.
34.8. s. 19), mentions his Mercury, Discobolus, and a man sacrificing a ram (Ibid.
§ 19). Besides his brother Polycleitus, Alypus of Sicyon was bis disciple. (Paus. 6.1
. 7sec; 2; comp. Thiersch, Epochen,
pp. 143, 150, 282, 283, and Sillig, Catal. Artif. s. v.