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Cast of the Barberini Faun
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cast of statue, Capitoline Venus
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cast of statue, Aphrodite crouching
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Cast of statue, drunk old woman
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cast of statue, so-called Ariadne asleep
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Cast of statue, boxer
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cast of torso, so-called Belvedere torso
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cast of statue, Nike of Samothrace
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cast of statue, Artemis
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cast of statue, so-called Prince of the baths
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cast of statue, Peplophoros
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cast of statue, Poseidon
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cast of statue, Laocoon
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cast of a statue, Venus of the Esquiline
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cast of statue, Spinario
Cast of the Barberini Faun
cast of statue, Capitoline Venus
cast of statue, Aphrodite crouching
Cast of statue, drunk old woman
cast of statue, so-called Ariadne asleep
Cast of statue, boxer
cast of torso, so-called Belvedere torso
cast of statue, Nike of Samothrace
cast of statue, Artemis
cast of statue, so-called Prince of the baths
cast of statue, Peplophoros
cast of statue, Poseidon
cast of statue, Laocoon
cast of a statue, Venus of the Esquiline
cast of statue, Spinario

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Description

The cast represents a female figure lying on a rock and asleep. Dressed in a chiton that leaves her left breast uncovered. The head, covered by the cloak, is leaning slightly backwards and resting on the back of the left hand, a snake-shaped bracelet is rolled around the left arm, the right arm is dropped loosely above the head, the legs are crossed. The original, from which the cast derives, is placed in the Vatican Museums, Museo Pio - Clementino, in the Gallery of Statues. The sculpture, identified with the sleeping Ariadne at the end of the 1700s by Ennio Quirino Visconti, previously believed to be a Cleopatra due to the snake-shaped bracelet that adorns her arm, copy of an original from the first half of the second century. BC in Parian marble. It has some restoration elements: the nose, the lips, the right hand, part of the left, part of the drapery.


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