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A Roman sculpture of Terpsichore, the Muse of Dance, playing a lyre, 1st century CE. (Vatican Museums, Rome).

Estatua romana de Erato, siglo segundo dC. La musa es representado tocando la cítara o la lira. Erato (del griego «Amable» o «Amorosa») es, en la mitología griega, la musa de la poesía, especialmente de lo amoroso. Según escribe Apolonio de Rodas en el tercer libro de las Argonáuticas, su nombre tiene la misma raíz que Eros.

Female figure restored as the Muse Urania, Roman statue (marble), copy after Greek originals, head and body do not belong, ? (originals 4th c. BC), (Musei Vaticani, Vatican City).

Antonio Canova's sculpture of Terpsichore - her name means "delight of dancing" She was one of the nine Muses, ruling over dance and the dramatic chorus.

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Sarcophagus of the Muses - Detail, Terpsichore and Thalia - white marble, found Rome, 180-200 A.D. at the Museum of Art History, Vienna