a sculptor, known by an inscription on a pedestal found on the Acropolis, in front of the western portico of the Parthenon.
This pedestal bears two inscriptions; the one is on the front, from which we learn that it supported an honorific statue erected by the Areiopagus; the other is on the top, by the side of the print of two bronze feet, and runs thus : ΣΤΡΑΒΑΞΕΠΟΗΣΕΝ
From the form of the letters, Ross supposes that the artist lived in the middle of the 4th century B. C. that is, in the time of Praxiteles. (Ross, in Gerhard's Archäologische Zeitung
for 1844, p. 243 ; R. Rochette, Lettre à M. Schorn,
pp. 408, 409 2d. ed.)