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 Photo by Ilya Shurygin

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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