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Venus from High Rochester. James K. First Glance. Venus Beady Eyes 2 Nymphs Holding a water jug and a towel Eyes drawn to symmetry Venus mid-bath Perpendicular angles Foliage to either side. The Facts. High Relief Sculpture Stone Romano-Celtic period 2 nd -3 rd century AD

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Venus from high rochester

Venus from High Rochester

James K


First glance

First Glance

  • Venus

  • Beady Eyes

  • 2 Nymphs

  • Holding a water jug and a towel

  • Eyes drawn to symmetry

  • Venus mid-bath

  • Perpendicular angles

  • Foliage to either side


The facts

The Facts

  • High Relief Sculpture

  • Stone

  • Romano-Celtic period

  • 2nd-3rd century AD

  • Found at High Rochester


Symbolism

Symbolism

  • Venus is pictured with 2 water nymphs

  • ‘Hydraxia’

  • Venus born from the sea

  • Standard Mythology


What does this show

What does this show?

  • Merging of styles of Art (Romanisation)

    • Celtic acceptance

  • Economy

    • No sculptors from overseas

  • Religion

    • Celtic acceptance of Roman gods & goddesses


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