Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Antiphilus


Ptolemaic Period

A painter who was spoken of as a rival to Apelles (though not by Pliny, who considered him rather second-rate) Antiphilus was famous for the lightness and delicacy with which he executed his works. He ended his life at the court of Ptolemy I where he was much prized.

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Last Updated: June 21st, 2011