Statue of Chares; seated over life-sized marble statue. In general type and in pose the figure resembles the other Didyma sculptures, Sculptures, B271-B277. The hair is in narrow knobbed tresses. The drapery is similarly disposed to the others, but the chiton appears to be without lower border or crinkling on the breast; down the sleeves are broad bands of maeander pattern in relief running down each side of the seam and round the arm above the edge. The feet are set together and the lower chiton has six broad folds which are straight, not splayed, and end in a straight edge. The mantle leaves the left arm free and in its lower part shows advance in naturalism; the knee-fold is very thick, the zigzags are curved and undercut at the angles. The legs project strongly. Down the right leg of the chair runs an inscription, in two rows, on either side of the outside edge.
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