Veiled woman offering incense (close-up). Altar of Aphrodite (the so-called “Ludovisi Throne”) — the right-hand relief.

Marble. 460—450 BCE.
Inv. No. 8570.

Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Altemps
(Museo nazionale romano, Palazzo Altemps)

Origin:
1887, villa Ludovisi, Rome.
Credits:
© 2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Text: museum information materials.
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History of Ancient Rome