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Terracotta statuette of Eros flying Greek, Asia  Minor, Myrina ca 200-150 BC Hellenistic period

Terracotta statuette of Eros flying Greek, Asia Minor, Myrina ca 200-150 BC Hellenistic period

APHRODITE was the great Olympian goddess of beauty, love, pleasure and and procreation. She was depicted as a beautiful woman usually accompanied by the winged godling Eros (Love). Her attributes included a dove, apple, scallop shell and mirror.

APHRODITE was the great Olympian goddess of beauty, love, pleasure and and procreation. She was depicted as a beautiful woman usually accompanied by the winged godling Eros (Love). Her attributes included a dove, apple, scallop shell and mirror.

Aphrodite, Pan, and Eros, dedicated by Dionysios of Berytos in teh Clubhouse of the Poseidoniasts on Delos (c.100 BC), marble, Athens, National Museum

Aphrodite, Pan, and Eros, dedicated by Dionysios of Berytos in teh Clubhouse of the Poseidoniasts on Delos (c.100 BC), marble, Athens, National Museum

Clay Flask with Eros and Psyche        Egypt, said to be from Alexandria          1st century B.C.-1st century A.D.

Clay Flask with Eros and Psyche Egypt, said to be from Alexandria 1st century B.C.-1st century A.D.