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Aphrodite holding double cornucopia with Eros seated on her knee

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Group of seated Aphrodite holding a child Eros on her knee, identifying the the kourotrophos type. She is seated on a rocky ground, having an himation wrapped around her legs and carried up behind her body to the back of her head and over her left arm. On her left hand, she holds a double...

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By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens [and perhaps from the Bernardhakis collection in Lesbos]); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, late 1st century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 011.


Overall: 24.1 x 14 x 6 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

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The Ancient World