Aphrodite, called “Hera Borghese”

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Geoffrey Marchal
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published on 06 April 2017
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Aphrodite, called “Hera Borghese”. Monte Calvo, 2nd century CE, Marble, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark).

The statue represents the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite, whose garment has slipped down from her shoulder. This is a Roman marble copy of a Greek bronze statue of the Classical Period, of which there are several versions.

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Marchal, G. (2017, April 06). Aphrodite, called “Hera Borghese”. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/139/aphrodite-called-hera-borghese/

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