Capitoline Venus. Detail.

Marble. Roman work of the 2nd century CE after a Greek model of the 4th century BCE.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Cabinet of Venus
(Musei capitolini, Palazzo Nuovo, Gabinetto di Venere)

Found in Rome between 1667 and 1670.
Donated by Benedict XIV.
(ρρ) 2005. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.


Keywords: marble statue of the Capitoline Aphrodite Venus Afrodite Venere by sculptor Praxiteles scultore Prassitele female hairdo hairstyle coiffure
History of Ancient Rome