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Eros flying

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Statuette of nude Eros flying. Body and head possibly from the same mold as 01.7713 (in MFA's catalogue); but the position of arms and body and the fillet are different. He wears a drapery which hangs down the right side, passes behind the back and falls down his left leg. He wears a wreath of...

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By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman, Early Imperial Period, early 1st century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 060.


33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World