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Illustration

Carole Raddato
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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)


About the Author

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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Cite This Work

APA Style

Raddato, C. (2014, August 28). Crouching Venus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2971/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Crouching Venus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 28, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2971/.

MLA Style

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

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