Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Venus
Single figure With attributesMirror
Bath and Toilet of Venus Venus with a mirror Mirror held by nymphs or sea-creatures
Further details
Projecta Casket; silver with gilding; lid decorated with panels depicting mythological scenes including Venus bathing, a Nereid riding a hippocampus and ketos on right and left side of lid respectively
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
circa 380
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Prehistory and Europe) (inv. 1866,1229.1)
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RELATIONS
London, British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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