Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Italy: colossal Venus holding scallop shell

Lower part of a colossal statue of Venus, preserved from the waist down, and standing on a base decorated with rosettes; the scallop shell she held and the billowing drapery around her legs is preserved. 

Marble, 180 cm, second or third century AD







Source: Carabinieri

Codice Bene: 103308[1]
Nr. Bollettino 33

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