The Ancient World

Pair of altars with Aphrodite and Adonis
Greek, Taras, South Italy, 400 - 375 B.C. Terracotta and pigment
The J. Paul Getty Museum

Pair of altars with Aphrodite and Adonis

Greek, Taras, South Italy, 400 - 375 B.C.
Terracotta and pigment

The J. Paul Getty Museum

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