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Pendant in the form of Eros with a goat and pitcher

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A chubby Eros wears the costume associated with Attis: the garment is belted below the breasts, leaving the abdomen bare and is wound around the legs as trousers. He holds a jug in his right hand and the forefoot of a goat, which is on his shoulder between the wings, in his left hand. He seems...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; November 14, 1890: anonymous gift to MFA

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 150–80 B.C.

Dimensions

Length .023 Weight: 5.68 gm (0.01 lb.)

Accession Number

90.183

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants