Aphrodite with Eros
Statuette of woman with child
Tanasi, Davide; Kingsland, Kaitlyn; Hassam, Stephan; Amico, Frank
The item was acquired by Dr. Farid Karam in Lebanon.
A woman carries a child on her left shoulder. Child's legs extend to the front with knees bent. Lumps on the child's back may be eroded wings. The child is touching the woman's face with its right hand. Woman's right arm is bent at the elbow; the wrist is at the height of and to the front of the shoulder. The right hand is broken off. The left hand hangs at her side below her hip and holds a round object. The woman's hair is gathered in a chignon at the nape of her neck and she wears a draped garment that covers her shoulders and crosses in the back. The lower part of the figure is missing.
Karam Collection, Statuette, Stone
1 figurine : limestone
Religious articles, Idols and images, Figurines, 3D model
Eastern Mediterranean region
Physical Collection ID
Digital 3D model
University of South Florida. Library. Special Collections Department (LOC)
Farid Karam Lebanon Collections of Antiquities
citation/reference: Harvey Weiss, ed., Ebla to Damascus. Color: Grayish white. View description: Front view. Condition: Fair. Features are eroded. The artifact was captured in one artifact orientation with three camera positions using an automatic turntable connected with the digital camera. Camera positions were from high, low, and straight on angle. Each camera position captured 24 images during a full revolution of the turntable. The artifact was sitting upright on its stand. The 3D model was created using 104 images in Bentley ContextCapture.
Farid Karam Collection of Graeco-Roman Antiquities
Nikon D3400, AF-P Nikon 18-55 mm 1:3.5-5.6G lens
Digital Photogrammetry, Artec Studio 12 Professional
University of South Florida. Department of History (LOC)
Unknown, "Aphrodite with Eros" (2018). Farid Karam M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection. 1.