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Aphrodite wears a long tunic with a girt overfold, which has slipped from her left shoulder. Around her hips is an ample himation, which she clutches in her left hand, as the end wraps around her left wrist. This cloak then falls to the base behind, serving as a support for the legs as she steps...

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By 1962: Misses Aimée and Rosamond Lamb Collection (said to have been acquired in Italy, from Naples or regions to the South ?); gift of Misses Aimée and Rosamond Lamb to MFA, October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 140–240

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 100.


Height: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World