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Venus from High Rochester

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1 Venus from High Rochester
James K


3 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

4 The Facts High Relief Sculpture Stone Romano-Celtic period
2nd-3rd century AD Found at High Rochester

5 Symbolism Venus is pictured with 2 water nymphs ‘Hydraxia’
Venus born from the sea Standard Mythology


7 What does this show? Merging of styles of Art (Romanisation) Economy
Celtic acceptance Economy No sculptors from overseas Religion Celtic acceptance of Roman gods & goddesses

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