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Figurine of Eros

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He wears only a thick, plain fillet around his head. He is seated, playing the double-flute. The wings were broken off at the base of attachment and are missing. Crusty green patina.

Provenance

Hay Collection

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Greek, Hellenistic Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 073; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4440

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture