Crouching Aphrodite, Louvre

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Carole Raddato
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published on 06 April 2014
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This Crouching Aphrodite marble statue is a Roman variant of the 2nd century CE after a Hellenistic type. It depicts Aphrodite as bathing, crouching with her right knee close to the ground. (Louvre 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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Raddato, C. (2014, April 06). Crouching Aphrodite, Louvre. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2542/crouching-aphrodite-louvre/

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Raddato, Carole. "Crouching Aphrodite, Louvre." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 06, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2542/crouching-aphrodite-louvre/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Crouching Aphrodite, Louvre." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 Apr 2014. Web. 16 Jul 2024.

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