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Interior of mirror cover with Eros riding a dolphin

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The relief decoration is detached from the outside of the cover (see 98.672c). Relief and cover are separated from mirror (98.672a). On the inside of the cover, incised, an adolescent Eros with wings rides to the left on a dolphin; he wears a bracelet on each wrist. Stylized waves surround the...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: said to have been found in Corinth); 1898: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 69,618.13 (this figure is the total price for MFA 98.641-98.940)

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 300–290 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Corinth, Corinthia, Greece (probably)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 366; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).


Diameter: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silvered bronze


The Ancient World


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