355 BC

architect and sculptor.
Vitruvius mentions Pythius as architect of the temple of Pallas Athena at Priene in Ionia, built about 329 B.C., and as one of the architects and sculptors employed on the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus in Caria, begun 348 B.C. He made the four-horse chariot with attendant figures which crowned the Mausoleum.




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