Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Artist/Maker Copy after Skopas

Pothos, god of longing, yearning and desire. Marble, Roman copy from the 1st century AD after the 4th century BC original by Skopas that stood in the temple of Aphrodite at Megara (Pausanias, I, 43, 6).

Dimensions H. 83 cm (32 ½ in.)

Credit line Campana Collection; purchased by Napoleon III, 1861; attributed to the Louvre, 1862

Accession number Ma 541 (Cp 6466 )

Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Denon, ground floor, room 10

Photographer/Source Jastrow (2006)

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