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Finger ring with Eros-Harpocrates in statuesque high relief.

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Eros-Harpocrates stands in canonical pose, right hand to his mouth, on a small plinth attached to the hoop. Blackish patina.


By date unknown: Brummer Collection; by 1978: with Blumka Gallery, 949 Park Avenue, New York (on the Blumka Gallery approval invoice of January 9, 1978: Ex Coll: Brummer); purchased by MFA from Blumka Gallery, February 16, 1978

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 092.


Height: 2.5 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Rings