Cast of a veiled female statue of Aspasia-Sosandra type from Aquino

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  • Catalogue text

    Berlin, Antikensammlung SMB, inv. 166, 167.

    From Aquino in Italy.

    Statue of goddess (Aphrodite?), wearing long chiton and long mantle pulled over the head. The cast is a combination created by W. Amelung in 1900 of Berlin K167 (the body) and K166 (the head), not originally belonging together. 2nd century AD, after work of c. 460 BC.

    Modern: the greater part of the nose, and part of the himation veiling the head.

    In: Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

Further reading

Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

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