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Intaglio with Eros firing an arrow at a male youth

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Eros with wings, bow and arrow, stands at right facing nude male without wings who presents himself in a boxing stance. Around the edge of the intaglios is a Greek Inscription: 'Hierokles, son of Jason"


By 1961: Dr. L. Lahut Uzman Collection (according to his records: Sent by Tuba - Istanbul (1961). Yeni Istanbul); 1962: inherited by Mrs. L. Lahut Uzman; December 12, 1962: one of the group of 20 gems (62.1145–62.1164) purchased by MFA from Mrs. L. Lahut Uzman for a total price of $ 2,200-

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.


Length x width: 14.29 x 14.73 mm, 1.1 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 9/16 x 7/16 x 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Gems