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Aphrodite of the City
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This larger-than-life statue of Aphrodite was found in the Bouleuterion.  It dates to the second century AD.

The head of Aphrodite was veiled and she wears a heavy casing (ependytes) on which are, from top to bottom, the Three Graces, the Moon and the Sun, Aphrodite on a sea-goat, and Eros figures sacrificing at an incense altar.  (from the museum description)