Aphrodite von knidos

"Aphrodite of Knidos"

circa 340 BCE - 330 BCE

Why is it canonical?

"Aphrodite of Knidos" was a famous statue in its day, not least of which because it was the first nude monumental statue of a goddess in the Greek world. It is the best known work of one of the most famous sculptors of the late classical period, Praxiteles.

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Aphrodite von knidos

Roman copy of the Aphrodite of Knidos

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