Plaster Cast Statue: Aphrodite from Melos ("Venus de Milo"): Lower Half

1948.01.0056B

Photo of Plaster Cast Statue: Aphrodite from Melos ("Venus de Milo"): Lower Half

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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Plaster Cast Statue: Aphrodite from Melos ("Venus de Milo"): Lower Half   (1948.01.0056B)
    Classification/
    Nomenclature
    Communication Artifacts : Art : N/A
    Artist/Maker None
    Geographic Location Europe, West, Greece, Melos
    Period/Date Hellenistic, 125 BCE
    Culture Greek
    Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Height) 141.0 cm
    Dimension 2 (Width) 72.3 cm
    Dimension 3 (Depth) 69.9 cm
    Weight waived g
    Measuring Remarks Measurements of entire statue: 216.3 x 71.5 70.0 cm. Object is too large to be weighed, estimated >50 lbs.
    Materials Plaster, Pigment--Paint
    Manufacturing Processes Cast, Painting
    Munsell Color Information White (10 YR 9/1) -ns

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A
    Comparanda N/A
    Bibliography

    Robertson, Martin. A History of Greek Art. Cambridge University Press. 1975. From Alexander to Augustus . Bohen, B. et al, University of Illinois, 1983. 1983P.0028.

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Lorado Taft Collection
    Reproduction yes
    Reproduction Information N/A

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