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Torso of Venus
  • Roman Empire
  • Torso of Venus, circa 100s CE
  • Where object was made: Roman Empire (present-day Italy)
  • marble
  • Object Height: 70 cm
    Object Height: 27 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C2
  • 1963.0003

Draped standing female figure. All that is visible is the torso, upper parts of arms, legs to mid calves. Drapery wraps around figure from proper left hip around the buttock and drapes over proper right thigh.