San Antonio Museum or Art

Curator's Choice - An Aphrodite from the East

Gallery Talks


Tuesday, July 2, 2013
6:00 p.m. – 6:25 p.m.

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Price: Free.

Statuette of Aphrodite

Roman (from Syria), 1st-3rd century A.D.

Bronze

h. 31.7 cm (12 1/2 in.); max. w. 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.); max. d. 10.1 cm (4 in.)

Purchased with the Grace Fortner Rider Fund

2013.3

Photography by Peggy Tenison

Jessica Powers, Curator of Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World, presents a recently acquired bronze statuette of Aphrodite from Roman Syria.


Statuette of Aphrodite (detail)


Roman (from Syria), 1st-3rd century A.D.


Bronze


h. 31.7 cm (12 1/2 in.); max. w. 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.); max. d. 10.1 cm (4 in.)


Purchased with the Grace Fortner Rider Fund


2013.3


Photography by Peggy Tenison