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Apollo carrying his kithara holds a phiale (flat cup) for Nike (Victory) to pour a libation in; they are standing on both sides of the omphalos. Marble, Roman copy of the late 1st century AD after a neo-Attic original of the Hellenistic era.

Dimensions H. 46 cm (18 in.), W. 47 cm (18 ½ in.), D. 8.5 cm (3 ¼ in.)

Credit line Albani Collection; seized by Napoleon; purchased by Louis XVIII, 1805

Accession number Ma 965 (MR 866)

Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Sully, ground floor, room 17

Photographer/source Jastrow (2007)

Paris, France
Musée du Louvre,

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