The photo tour of Musei Capitolini continued. Please find the previous photos of the masterpieces from the Capitoline Museums here.
This set starts with the photo of The Esquiline Venus (Venere Esquilina), one of the most celebrated statues from Classical Antiquity. The Roman nude marble sculpture of a female in sandals and headdress was created circa 50 A.D. It is one of two surviving marble copies of a bronze original, now lost. The original bronze sculpture may have been the work of Pasiteles, a master Greek sculptor working in Rome at the time of Julius Caesar.
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