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Aphrodite or a Nymph

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The break is near the bottom of the neck. The face, neck, and particularly the hair show remains of a heavy incrustation. Otherwise the piece is in excellent condition, with an exquisite softness of facial surfaces, akin to that of the "Maiden from Chios". The head has the soft, indefinite...

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Gift of Edward Perry Warren.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 095; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 109 (additional published references).


Height: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, crystalline, island


The Ancient World