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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF APHRODITE
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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF APHRODITE

HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD CENTURY B.C.

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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF APHRODITE
Hellenistic Period, Circa 3rd Century B.C.
Standing on a high plinth, the goddess depicted nude but for a mantle draped over her radiating foliate crown, over her shoulders and along her sides, her left arm lowered, her right arm bent, carrying a torch in her hand, her oval head inclined to her right, with center-parted hair
15½ in. (39.4 cm) high
Provenance
Superior Galleries, Los Angeles
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