8 June 2005
A FRAGMENTARY ROMAN MARBLE TORSO OF VENUS
CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
Preserved from the waist to the upper thighs, her navel indicated, her right leg slightly advanced, portions of a strut preserved along her left hip
5½ in. (14 cm.) high
Dr. J. Pereault, Marseille, 1970s.
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