Aphrodite Statue, Cyprus

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Geoffrey Marchal

18 October 2018
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Aphrodite, c. 360-340 BCE., Cypriot production, Provenance of Amathonte (Cyprus), excavations of Ed. Paridant, Painted limestone painted. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap Pro from Autodesk.

This feminine figure, with many jewels, holds a flower in her right hand and a bird, dove or pigeon, in her left hand. These motifs bring her closer to the bearers of offerings, The turreted crown, a motif from the Middle East, covered with a veil, however, designates it as a deity, The cult of Aphrodite was very developed on the island of Cyprus.

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3D scans are a great way to share cultural heritage with the world. I mainly use photogrammetry and Memento beta from Autodesk. I share 3D model through "Scan the world", a MyMiniFactory´s project.

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Marchal, G. (2018, October 18). Aphrodite Statue, Cyprus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image3d/333/

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