Cast of a relief bust of Aphrodite of Aphrodisias

Details

  • Title

    Cast of a relief bust of Aphrodite of Aphrodisias

  • Associated place

    Aphrodisias (Found in 1971 as three joining pieces in the theatre at Aphrodisias, Turkey, at the south end of the stage building inside the proskenion) (find spot of original)
  • Date

    late 20th century
  • Material and technique

    plaster

  • Material index

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    61 x 37 cm estimated (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1996.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Cast Gallery

  • Accession no.

    CG.H.27

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  • Catalogue text

    Relief bust of local Aphrodite with veil, wreath, and mural crown.
    Inscription: ‘Theodoros dedicated [it]’.

    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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