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Z10.4 APHRODITE & ARES

Museum Collection: Shahba Museum, Shahba, Syria
Catalogue Number: TBA
Type: Mosaic
Context: Phillipopolis
Date: --
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

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

 
 
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