Aphrodite by Menophantos


Mark Cartwright
published on 17 January 2016
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A marble statue of Aphrodite by Menophantos. The casket on the statue's base is inscribed in Greek: 'of the aphrodite which is situated in the Troad, Menophantos made it'. It is a contemporary copy of a 1st century BCE statue and was found near the San Gregorio al Celio church in Rome. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, January 17). Aphrodite by Menophantos. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4421/aphrodite-by-menophantos/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Aphrodite by Menophantos." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 17, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4421/aphrodite-by-menophantos/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Aphrodite by Menophantos." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Jan 2016. Web. 18 Oct 2021.