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Bronze statuette of Venus

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 4 in. (10.2 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.408
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The statuette is a small-scale Roman copy of the famous Greek statue of Aphrodite Anadyomene.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 221, pp. 117-18, New York: Gilliss Press.

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