Sculpture group “Venus and Mars” with portrait heads of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina Minor
Marble.
147—149 CE, after Greek models “Ares Borghese” (5th cent. BCE) and “Aphrodite, type Capua”, 4th cent. BCE.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, GalleryInv. No. MC652.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Sculpture group “Venus and Mars” with portrait heads of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina Minor.

Marble.
147—149 CE, after Greek models “Ares Borghese” (5th cent. BCE) and “Aphrodite, type Capua”, 4th cent. BCE.
Inv. No. MC652.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Gallery
(Musei capitolini, Palazzo Nuovo, Galleria)

Origin:
Isola Sacra. Donation of Benedictus XIV, 1750.
Description:
For the basic statuar types see: Ares Borghese and Aphrodite, type Capua.
Credits:
© 2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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