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Louvre Museum, Paris. 200 B.C. Aphrodite
Aphrodite of Melos Bust
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9"H x 5"W x 3.5"D
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This desktop sized bust is adapted from the very famous museum statue of
Venus de Milo (Aphrodite of Melos ca 200 BC)
which is in the permanent collection of the
Louvre Museum, Paris
This replica is made from resin with an off white color accented by light rust looking weathering. It is an excellent choice for learning to draw or admiring ancient classical beauty iconography. Measures: 9"H x 5"W x 3.5"D.
We are offering this statue at an extra special price to share museum statues at an affordable price. It would make a romantic gesture gift for your beloved on Valentine's Day, Birthday or Anniversary.
Aphrodite was the symbol of female beauty and Goddess of Love, identified in Rome with Venus. Although Homer describes Aphrodite as the daughter of Zeus and Dion, the more popular view was that she was conceived in the foam of the ocean from the seed of Uranus. Dropped there when he was castrated, her name meaning "foam-born". Aphrodite was married to Hephaestus, but she loved Ares and she was known for her many love affairs, notably with Adonis and Anchises. Aphrodite the most beautiful woman in the world, inspired lust in all the humans and other creatures of the planet. No one could escape the traps that she set to amuse herself with the doings of love-crazed men and women. The passion which she planted in the human soul was the force that propelled fertilization and reproduction (Venus Genetrix). Her symbols were the laurel, the pomegranate, the dove, the swan, the hare and the ram, all of them connected with physical love and reproduction.
This desktop sized bust is adapted from the very famous museum statue of Venus de Milo (Aphrodite of Melos ca 200 BC) which is in the permanent collection of the Louvre Museum, Paris. Made from resin with an off white color accented by light rust looking weathering. Measures: 9"H x 5"W x 3.5"D.
Venus de Milo Aphrodite de Melos Greek Statue 17in Parastone GRE08
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