Statue of Venus Anadyomene. Dark green patina. Very rough surface. Nude Aphrodite wrings hair with both hands. Right hand is shorter than left. Head flat on top. Knees are bent together and feet apart. Facial features and hair lying in curls on shoulders are incised. Punched dots indicate nipples and navel.
Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
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[Book] Warden, P. Gregory. 1997. The Hilprecht Collection of Greek, Italic, and Roman Bronzes in the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 36-37, no. 88, pl. 9
[Thesis] Moore, Charlotte B. 1969. Description and analysis of the bronze and lead objects in the Herman V. Hilprecht Collection, the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 91, no. 90
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