Maybe a God? I think the statue was located at the entrance of the ancient market, but that's an old photograph, so I don't really remember..

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The general consensus online seems to be that it is a statue of a giant, used to decorate the facade/entrance of the Odeon of Agrippa:

Statue of a giant in the Athenian Agora

  • Ah I see. It couldn't be a Triton (son of Poseidon), since it has feet. A Γίγαντας then, thanks! Maybe Thanos from the Avengers :) I don't remember about that Odeon.. With the Odeon of Herodes Atticus nearby, that seems logical.
    – gsamaras
    Jun 26, 2019 at 17:22
  • @gsamaras Wikipedia images says the Triton is the One next to it on the right in the picture.
    – JoErNanO
    Jun 26, 2019 at 18:15
  • Yes, exactly, I would agree.
    – gsamaras
    Jun 27, 2019 at 6:40

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