Ancient Art

Standing Figure of Aphrodite

1st century B.C.–1st century A.D.

Alabaster, white to pale brown in color

21.5 x 7.7 x 7 cm (8 7/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 3/4 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.13
Culture: 
Graeco-Roman, after a Greek type
Period: 
Graeco-Roman, 1st century B.C.-1st century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Kelekian Gallery, New York; Ruth Elizabeth White, acquired from the above, 1962; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989).

Mimi Gardner Gates, “Director’s Report 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 118.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.