Z10.4 APHRODITE & ARES
Museum Collection: Shahba Museum, Shahba, Syria
Catalogue Number: TBA
Period: Imperial Roman
Aphrodite partially disrobed and crowned with a shining halo welcomes the god Ares into her boudoir. The god is also crowned with a halo and has been stripped of his arms, which are handled by numerous winged Erotes (infant love gods). Aphrodite is attended by one of the Kharites who holds a wreath in her hand.
ARTICLESAphrodite, Ares, Erotes, Kharites