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Floating Eros

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Statuette of nude Eros floating in air. He is depicted as a young adolescent. He has his hair at a central plait, curls at the crown of his head and a knot low on his neck. He is missing both arms from elbows; front of right foot. Pinkish-cream flesh color and white slip preserved in places;...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd to early 1st century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 050.

Accession Number

01.7701

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture