Head of Aphrodite

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Description

The female head is slightly turned and this view is straight into the face. The hair is wavy and held in place with a band. The color of the marble is a warm yellow. A tendril of hair curves around the neck and shoulder.

Physical Description

1 art original : marble ;

Creation Information

Phidias [-0490..-0430].

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: ARTsource and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Sculptor

  • Phidias Greek sculptor, ca. 490-430 BCE;

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  • Saskia, Ltd.

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UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The UNT College of Visual Arts + Design (CVAD) seeks to engage UNT's diverse student population with issues of artistic heritage, stimulate students' imagination and involvement with the world, foster their critical and analytical thinking, and inspire their creativity through educational opportunities in art education, art history, design, and studio arts, all supported by a vital program of creative research.

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Description

The female head is slightly turned and this view is straight into the face. The hair is wavy and held in place with a band. The color of the marble is a warm yellow. A tendril of hair curves around the neck and shoulder.

Physical Description

1 art original : marble ;

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Collections

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ARTsource

The images of artworks in this collection supplement the artworks in the Visual Resources Collection of the College of Visual Arts + Design's online image database used for instruction, study, and presentation. Included here are images of paintings, drawings, prints, architecture, material culture, sculpture, photographs, furniture, fashion, and much more from vendors such as Saskia, Ltd.; ART on FILE; Hartill Art Associates; Davis Art Images; and Bridgeman Art Library. Access to these images is restricted to the UNT community.

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Creation Date

  • [-0490..-0430]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • March 31, 2011, 1:36 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 16, 2013, 4:57 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Phidias. Head of Aphrodite, physical object, [-0490..-0430]; Wheat Ridge, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc32346/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.