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Ring with Eros playing a lyre

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A plain band, rather flat; in the front, it swells into a large convex surface on which is engraved an Eros, seated, playing the lyre.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Classical or Hellenistic Period, 4th–mid 3rd century B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.02 D.

Accession Number

01.8182

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings