Ancient Art

Torso from a figurine of Aphrodite

ca. 2nd century A.D.

Marble

12.9 x 10.2 x 6.1 cm (5 1/16 x 4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Gift of Ruth Elizabeth White
1988.80.26
Culture: 
Roman, after a Greek type
Period: 
Roman, ca. 2nd century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Susette Khayat Ancient Art Gallery, New York; Ruth Elizabeth White, acquired from the above, 1964; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1988.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1988,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (Spring 1989): 118.

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.