Statue of Aphrodite signed by Menophantos. Detail: the signature.

Greek fine-graine marble. Greek copy of the 1st cent. BCE.
Inv. No. 75674.

Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme
(Museo nazionale romano, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme)

Description:
ΑΠΟ ΤΗΣ ΕΝ ΤΡΩΑΔΙ ΑΦΡΟΔΙΤΗΣ ΜΗΝΟΦΑΝΤΟΣ ΕΠΟΙΕΙ

From the Aphrodite in the Troad: Menophantos made (it).

Literature:
Foggini Museo Capitolino (1782) IV 392; CIG III 3 (18..) 6165; SQ (1868) 2301; IGB (1885) 377; IG XIV (1890) 1255. EAA IV 1026.
Credits:
2017. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.

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Keywords: Greek fine-graine marble statue of Aphrodite Venus Cnidia type Afrodite Venere venus pudica by sculptor Praxiteles Prassitele scultore Prassitele Menophantos Troade Greek inscription signature Chigi Inv No 75674 CIG III 3 6165 IG XIV 1255
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