Menophantus
(80 words)

[German version]

Greek sculptor. A statue of Aphrodite (Rome, MN) bears his signature, with the additional note that the model is in the Troad. The work, which is a variation on the type of the Capitoline Venus, dates from the 1st cent. BC.

Bibliography

G. Cressedi, s.v. Menephanto, EAA 4, 1961, 1026

Loewy, Nr. 377

B. S. Ridgway, Hellenistic Sculpture, 1, 1990, 356

O. Vasori, Museo nazionale romano. Le sculture, 1, 1, 1979, 109-111, Nr. 81.

Cite this page
Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Menophantus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 10 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e733320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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