Capitoline Venus (copy of the Aphrodite of Knidos)

Capitoline Venus, 2nd century C.E., marble, 193 cm (Capitoline Museums, Rome) (Roman copy of the Aphrodite of Knidos, a 4th century B.C.E. Greek original by Praxiteles)

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker


Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Capitoline Venus (copy of the Aphrodite of Knidos)," in Smarthistory, April 5, 2016, accessed April 23, 2019,