Bronze Figure of Aphrodite

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 13 May 2016

This is a marvelous bronze figure which depicts Aphrodite stooping to remove her sandal. This is one of the largest and finest of all versions of this popular type of Aphrodite. Said to be from near Patras. Circa 200-100 BCE. (The British Museum, London)



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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