Aphrodite (Venus Tauride)
Marble. Greek work of the 2nd century BCE (?).
Height 167 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. ГР-3054 / A.150.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Aphrodite (Venus Tauride).

Marble. Greek work of the 2nd century BCE (?).
Height 167 cm.
Inv. No. ГР-3054 / A.150.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Found in Rome in 1719. Presented to Peter the Great by the Pope Clement XI. Was placed in the Summer garden; later transfered to the Tauride Palace in St. Petersburg, hence the statue’s title: Venus Tauride (Venus of Tauris).
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.
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