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From: "Andy Robertson" 
Subject: Re: (urth) PEACE: Venus sans arms
Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 18:17:20 +0100

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From: "Adam Stephanides" 
> That would certainly be a prime candidate.  The first short novel in it,
> "Where Have You Been, Sandaliotis," is about forgery and contains a Master
> Forger.  But checking the most likely places (and it's been a long time
> since I read it), I didn't find any reference to the Venus de Milo.  The
> closest I found was a story told by the Master Forger about how he forged
> the "Weeping Hermes of Praxiteles," a lost masterpiece of ancient Greek
> sculpture, and then discovered the real sculpture and found it wasn't as
> good as his forgery.

I don't have acces to APOCALYPSES, but I think this is where I remember the
motif from.   It was about forging statue(s), but not necessarily the Venus



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