a distinguished engraver of gems, was the son of Dioscorides.
He lived, therefore, under the early Roman emperors.
He is only known by a beautiful gem, bearing the head of Augustus, on which his name appears, though partially defaced. (Meyer zu Winckelmann, B. 188.8.131.52, Abbildungen,
No. 92; Müller, Arch. d. Kunst,
§ 200, n. 1.)