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The Satala Aphrodite 1st Century BC Hellenistic Found Satala, Turkey Bronze head from a cult statue of Anahita in the guise of Aphrodite or Artemis. The eyes were originally inlaid with either precious stones or a glass paste, and the lips perhaps coated with a copper veneer. The top of the head was damaged during excavation. The thin-walled casting of the bronze head suggests a late Hellenistic date.  Source: British Museum

ancientpeoples: “The Satala Aphrodite Century BC Hellenistic Found Satala, Turkey Height: cm Bronze head from a cult statue of Anahita in the guise of Aphrodite or Artemis.

Roman bronze bust of Thespian from the Villa dei Papyri, Herculaneum. National Archaeological Museum, Napoli

This idealized Roman bust of Thespis was found perfectly preserved in the Herculaneum, the neighbor of Pompeii which was buried by ash in the 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius.

The Satala Aphrodite: Bronze head from a cult statue of Anahita in the guise of Aphrodite or Artemis. Late Hellenistic, 1st century BCE

The Satala Aphrodite: Bronze head from a cult statue of Anahita in the guise of Aphrodite or Artemis.

Bronze Head of M. Agrippa Period: Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian, 1st century A.D. Roman

The legacy of biblical King Herod

Bronze portrait of a man, identified as M. Agrippa Period: Early Imperial, Julio-Claudian Date: early century A. Culture: Roman Medium: Bronze Dimensions: H. cm) Classification: Bronzes Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1914 Accession Number:

Hellenistic sculpture

Art Eyewitness: Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World at the National Gallery, Washington D.

Head from a bronze cult statue of Anahita, a local goddess shown here in the guise of Aphrodite, 200-100 BC. Found at Satala in NE Asia Minor (Armenia Minor). British Museum, London.

Head from a bronze cult statue of Anahita, a local goddess shown here in the guise of Aphrodite, BC. Found at Satala in NE Asia Minor (Armenia Minor).

Bronze head of Apollo  Bronze over life-size head of Apollo Hellenistic Period 2nd century AD Museum ground floor

Bronze head of Apollo Bronze over life-size head of Apollo Hellenistic Period century AD, Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins, Alpes-Maritimes

Ceramic head of Aphrodite. Hellenistic. Black Sea Region, c. 3rd-1st century B.C. | Phoenix Ancient Art Gallery

Hellenistic Ceramic Head of Aphrodite Period : Black Sea Region, circa Century B. Greek Ceramic H: cm

The Apollo Ivory mask is one of the most rare and important looted antiquities ever. Many believe it was carved by Phidias, ( 480 – 430 BC) considered to be one of the best classical sculptors of Greece. His remarkable work can be found on the Parthenon.

(Already pinned to Relationships, but I also just like the Merӧe Head as a ref in general for Romulus--)

It was one of the treasures selected for the British Museum’s A History of the World in 100 Objects as the fix-gazed, 2000 year old sole bronze portrait of the Roman emperor Augustus to survive with its original inlaid eyes.

Marble portrait of Matidia Minor.   Period:Antonine.  Date:ca. A.D. 138–161.  Culture:Roman.  Medium:Marble.  Dimensions:H. 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm) | The Met

Marble portrait of Matidia Minor - Period: Antonine, Date: ca. Culture: Roman, Medium: Marble, Dimensions: H.

3rd -2nd C. BCE. Balsamarium; a Perfume jar. Likely the Etruscan goddess of love Turan. Or a Lasa, a spirit of beauty who waited on Turan and mortal women at their toilet. A diadem with two doves is linked to worship of Aphrodite. Her eyes likely had glass irises. She wears elongated drop earrings and a necklace. Bronze, found in a tomb in Etruria. Etruscan.

~Perfume jar (balsamarium) in the shape of female head (Aphrodite / Turan? Culture: Italic, Etruscan Period: Hellenistic Period Period: late century B.

Stone and bronze head of goddess or queen. Greek. Ptolemaic Hellenistic Period, c. 300 - 270 B.C. | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Bronze Head of a Goddess or Queen -- Greek -- Ptolemaic, Hellenistic Period…

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