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29.6.1 Plaster cast of the “Ludovisi Throne” (Original in Museo Nazionale Romano di Palazzo Altemps). Central panel: Aphrodite (Roman Venus) rises from the sea assisted by two Horae (Seasons) on the shore who clothe the lower part of her body.The scene probably represents the birth of the goddess. Alternative interpretations: Persephone’s return from the Hades or Hera emerging from the Kanathos waters (Hera Parthenos). Left panel: Seated naked female figure (hetaira?)wearing a sakkos (hairnet) plays the double aulos. Right panel: Seated crouched veiled woman with a pyxis in her left hand in front of an incense burner (thymiaterion)
50.5.6 Vertical strap handle from rim to bottom ridge, extending over the rim, has parallel horizontal lines. Towards the top,a double bar cross. Inside is reserved except for the rim decorated with four groups of 8/10 vertical black lines, framed by a thin line above and two below, extnding to the upper part fo the body.The body has a zone of hanging spirals to the left,framed by two black lines. It is followed by a meander and four parallel black bands below, a zone of herring-bone. Either side of handle are three vertical lines. Herring-bone pattern sits on ridge which has two bands below. Base is flat and reserved. 2003.92.0190.jpg
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