Aphrodite (type “Aphrodite of Syracuse”)
Parian marble. Copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek original of the 4th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 3524.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Aphrodite (type “Aphrodite of Syracuse”).

Parian marble. Copy of the 2nd century CE after a Greek original of the 4th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 3524.

Athens, National Archaeological Museum
(Αθήνα, Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο)

Origin:
Found in Baiai in southern Italy. It formerly belonged to the collection of Lord Hope and was donated to the National Museum by M. Embeiricos in 1924.
Description:
The neck, head and right arm were restored by Antonio Canova (1757—1822).

See also Aphrodite Landolina in Galleria Borghese.

Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
Keywords: Parian marble Aphrodite Venus Afrodite Venere of Syracuse from the collection of Lord Hope sculptor scultore Antonio Canova Inv No 3524 Aphrodite Venus Afrodite Venere of Syracuse Saverio Landolina Nava Venus pudica
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