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Carole Raddato
published on 28 August 2014

Marble statue of a naked Venus crouching at her bath, 2nd century CE (Antonine period). It is a Roman version of an original from the Hellenistic period. (British Museum)

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2014, August 28). Crouching Venus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Crouching Venus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 28, 2014.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Crouching Venus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 28 Aug 2014. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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