From: Italy | Rome (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4025
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Greek
Provenience Italy | Rome (uncertain)
Period Late Hellenistic Period | Early Imperial Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Carved
Iconography Woman | Aphrodite

Female statuette: Aphrodite.Standing draped female in a frontal position in controposto pose with her weight on her right leg and the left leg bent at the knee and pulled back. This voluptuous female with her left arm raised adjusting or holding her himation and wearing a chiton, bound by a cord, which slips off her right shoulder is an active young goddess like Aphrodite or Artemis (Romano, 2006).

Height 40.6 cm
Width 15 cm
Depth 10.8 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase; subscription Mrs. Lucy Wharton (Joseph) Drexel, 1901

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