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Aphrodite Adjusting Her Sandal (The Sandal Binder), replica of type created in the 3rd century BC

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Aphrodite Adjusting Her Sandal (The Sandal Binder), replica of type created in the 3rd century BC, 1st century BCE-2nd century CE
Sculpture
, Statuette
Roman
,
1st century BCE-2nd century CE
Roman Imperial period
Crystalline Greek marble, perhaps from Naxos
20.4 cm h x 14 cm w x 16.5 cm d (8 1/16 x 5 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
, 1943.1045
Department of Ancient and Byzantine Art & Numismatics
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Description
The head and top of the neck, right arm from the middle of the upper arm, right leg from the middle of the thigh, left leg from below the knee are broken away. The left arm was made separately and attached with a dowel near the shoulder. There are other minor damages and incrustation.
Provenance
Grenville L. Winthrop, New York, NY, (by 1943), bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943.
Bibliography
Dorothy W. Gillerman, Gridley McKim-Smith and Joan R. Mertens, Grenville L. Winthrop: Retrospective for a Collector, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1969), p. 256 (checklist).

Cornelius C. Vermeule, III and Amy Brauer, Stone Sculptures: The Greek, Roman and Etruscan Collections of the Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990), p. 53, no. 36

Exhibition History
Hellenistic Art: Objects from an Expanded World, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 10/03/2006 - 07/29/2007