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Aphrodite of Nidos. ancient Greek sculptor Praxiteles of Athens (4th century BC)
Ancient History, Ancient Greek, Sculptor Praxiteles, Beautiful Women, Aphrodite Venus, Beautiful Ancient, Ancient Greece, Ancient Women, Nude Statues
Late Classical period (ca. 400-323 BCE) Aphrodite of Knidos (ca. 350-340 BCE) by Praxiteles (Roman copy). The first nude statue of a goddess
Aphrodite of Nidos, ancient Greek sculptor Praxiteles of Athens (4th century BC)
Phryne was one of the two most famous courtesans in Ancient Greece before the Hellenistic period. She made contributions to the sanctuary to Apollo at Delphi. Phryne was the mistress of the sculptor Praxiteles. Phryne is thought to have modeled for Praxiteles' Aphrodite of Knidos statue. She was renowned for her beauty.
Classic Sculpture, Pia Apolo, Zeus Appointment, Relievers Helios, Maine Job, Seres Mitológico, Bit Awkward
Apollo has one main job and that is to fly the Chariot of the Sun over earth every day. Zeus appointed him much later and relieved Helios of his duties.
Love the stance of this figure. It's a bit awkward and that makes it look different. --Pia (Apolo)
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