Composite Statue of Phryne

English made composite stone statue of Phryne before the Areopagus.

Phryne was a courtesan of Ancient Greece (4th century BC).

Phryne's real name was Mnēsarétē, but owing to her yellowish complexion she was called Phrýnē ("toad"). This was a nickname frequently given to other courtesans and prostitutes as well.  She was born as the daughter of Epicles at Thespiae in Boeotia, but lived in Athens.

Early 20th century.

Height: 115cm  

 

 



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