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Head of Aphrodite

Head of Aphrodite

Head of Aphrodite

Marble

H: 17; W: 14; Diam: 16 cm

The Harry Stern Collection, bequeathed by Dr. Kurt Stern, London, in memory of his parents and his brother, who perished at Sobibor

Accession number:

76.20.117

Archaeology/Classical Archaeology

Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love and beauty. The Romans called her Venus.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Avida, Uri, Aphrodite: A Greek Goddess, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1978

Exhibitions:

Aphrodite: A Greek Goddess, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 28/11/1978 - 31/03/1979

Perfumes and Cosmetics in the Ancient World, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 12/11/1989 - 18/04/1990