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The Three Graces of Aphrodisias

The Three Graces

Relief at Sebasteion: Ancient Aphrodisias School of Sculpture...

Charites, the Three Graces stand in their familiar hellenistic composition. They were handmaids of Aphrodite and appeared in this form on the decoration of her cult statue at Aphrodisias. Their names evoked their character: Euphrosyne (Joy), Aglaia (Splendour), and Thaleia (Bloom). - Museum of Aphrodisias, Turkey.

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