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1. An Egyptian artist, of the mythical, or, at all events, of an unknown period, to whom some ascribed the invention of the first step in painting, which others attributed to Cleanthes, a Corinthian, namely, tracing the outline of the shadow of a figure cast on a wall, σκία, σκιαγράμμα, a silhouette. (Plin. Nat. 35.3. s. 5; comp. ARDICES.)

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