Aphrodite is the goddess of love and beauty and is one of the Olympic gods. She is married to the god of fire and blacksmith's, Hephaestus, but has many other lovers, including Ares. According to myth, Aphrodite partially started the Trojan War. In a contest with Hera and Athena to see which of them is the most beautiful, the Trojan king's son Paris decides in favour of Aphrodite. As a reward, she had promised him the most beautiful woman in the world. Paris then kidnapped the beautiful Helen and brought her to Troy, which began the Trojan War.
The set contains a 7cm tall Aphrodite with golden mirror, rose and swan, and a column with an inscription and a shell.
Recommended for ages 4+