From: Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3474
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Lake Nemi
Period Late Republican Roman Period
Date Made 125 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Carved
Iconography Female Torso

Statuette of female: Aphrodite. White marble, in part patinated. Preserved: torso base of neck to lower belly, nude and left arm. Drapery covers left shoulder, left arm to wrist, carrying across lower belly and back up the right side. Frontal pose, left arm at side, left hand resting on roll of drapery. Head and right arm attach seperately. Back rough finished. Roughly chiselled area behind left arm suggests the figure was not finished.

Height 28 cm
Width 24 cm
Depth 14.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription of Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1897

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