CIMRM 86 - Two statuettes of Venus, one bronze , one marble. Sidon. In the Louvre.
See also: CIMRM 74 Mithraeum; 75 Tauroctony relief; 76 Tauroctony statuette; 77 Mithras carrying bull statuette; 78-9 lion-headed statuette; 80 Cautes statuette; 81 Cautopates statuette; 82 Cautes with axe statuette; 83 Cautes with axe statuette; 84-5 Hecate statuette; 86 Two Venus statuettes; 87 Vermaseren's research note;
Venus Roman period Provenance: Mithraeum of Sidon, Syria (present-day Saida, Lebanon) Bronze inlaid with silver H. 84.2 cm
De Clercq collection, Boisgelin gift, 1967 Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities Br 4430
Denon Lower Ground Floor Roman Egypt (room closed for renovation) Room A Display case I2
I was unable to find any information beyond Vermaseren's statement below that another Venus statuette in marble exists. Presumably it too formed part of the De Clercq collection, given to the Louvre by the Comte de Boisgelin in 1967.