- flourished c450–c420 b.c., Greek sculptor.
Also Pol·y·clei·tus, Pol·y·cle·tus [pol-i-klee-tuh s] /ˌpɒl ɪˈkli təs/.
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Polycleitus Polycletus (ˌpɒlɪˈkliːtəs)
- 5th-century bc Greek sculptor, noted particularly for his idealized bronze sculptures of the male nude, such as the Doryphoros