Aphrodite has a dolphin-like support at her left side. Her himation is arranged around her lower limbs, and four ringlets of hair remain on the back of her neck. The torso, drapery, and lower limbs have a yellow coloring, on relatively undeteriorated surfaces.
By 1961: Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt Collection (from Egypt); gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt to MFA, December 1961
Gift of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt
Roman, Imperial Period,
Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 180; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 112 (additional published references).
Height: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Marble resembling alabaster