The Townley Venus


Roman; 1stC-2ndC; Ostia

The British Museum

Kypris keeps this spot.

She loves to be here,

Always looking out

From the land over

The brilliant sea. She

Brings the sailors good

Voyage, and the sea

Quivers in awe of

Her gleaming image.

— Anyte (trans. Rexroth)

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