Parthian Figurine of a Goddess

Period: 1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D.
Material: Alabaster
Dimensions: 9 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 6020
Provenance: Swiss private collection from the 1960s. Ex-Pierre Bergé Auction.
Condition: Left arm broken and reattached.
Description: The goddess (Aphrodite) rests to the left in a shimmering gown with a veil. The left arm is bent extending forward, the fingers of the right arm rest on the hip. Fine details of the gown and features. Extraordinary piece of art, an evidence of how Hellenism influenced the Iranian culture of the Parthians.
Culture: Iran/Parthia