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Flying Eros

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Statuette of nude child Eros flying. He has his hair in a central plait and in curls down his neck. The figure is broken twice across the body and repaired. Pinkish flesh color almost all over the body; hair yellow; lips red; gilding over yellow on edge of right wing, which has also white slip....

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By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina; 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, about 200–175 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 046.


24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World