Wednesday, January 27, 2016

75 for 75: Aphrodite Sculpture Piece


 


This marble statue of Aphrodite is a piece featured in the David M. Robinson Collection of Greek and Roman antiquities in the museum.  To the ancient Greeks, Aphrodite was the goddess of love and beauty. At one point this sculpture would have had earrings in the holes in her ears.
Classroom Prompt:  Did you know that often the marble sculptures we see from Ancient Greece were painted with bright colors? Draw a picture of how you think this sculpture looked when it was in full color.

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