F10.5 APHRODITE & THE EROTES | VENUS & THE CUPIDS
Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, Naples, Italy
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Fresco, Imperial Roman
Period: Imperial Roman
Aphrodite (Roman Venus) stands fully clothed, crowned, and holding a sceptre, sprigs of myrtle (?) and some wooden device (?). Beside her is her son Eros (Roman Cupid) holding a mirror. She is also circled by two flying Erotes carrying a wreath and sprigs of myrtle (?).
ARTICLESAphrodite, Eros, Erotes