Machatas was a sculptor, whose name is known by two inscriptions in Acarnania (Anaktorio) from which it appears that he made a statue of Hercules, which was dedicated by one Laphanes, son of Lasthenes. He is also mentioned in the second inscription as the maker of a statue dedicated to Asclepius.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Smith, William, ed. (1870). "article name needed". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology.