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Head of Venus
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Head of Venus


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description The goddess of love and beauty wears her wavy hair in a topknot. This small head likely was once part of a statuette showing the goddess nude or partially nude.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
4/12/1961Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Joseph Brummer, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1925, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1925

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Period
4th-2nd century BCE (Hellenistic)
Medium
marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.122
Measurements
2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm)
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