Person: Pantarkes from Elis (Elis)

Record ID: 3404
Name: Pantarkes
Place of Origin: Elis (Elis)
List of Festivals:
Olympia in Elis (Elis)
List of Events:
Olympia in Elis (Elis) on ( -436 to -436 )
List of Disciplines:
combat sports: pale
List of References:
Paus. 5.11.3; 6.10.6
List of Prosopographies:
Moretti (1957), no. 318
Comment: Pausanias records that Pantarkes was the lover of the famous sculptor Pheidias. Pheidias had made a statue which according to Pausanias resembled Pantarkes (Paus. 5.11.3). He also saw the actual statue of Pantarkes (6.10.6).