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Statuette of Eros as Harpocrates carrying a cornucopia

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Statuette of winged Eros-Harpokrates standing; from Myrina. He has his weight on his left leg; with his left hand he holds a cornucopia and in his right hand he has a patera decorated with an incised five-petalled flower. He wears a panther skin (nebris)on his shoulders tied in a reef knot on...

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Provenance

By 1900: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: [00.321 and 00.322] were bought from Smyrna. [They were] from Myrina and belonged to A. Fontrier of Smyrna); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, February 1900

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic or Imperial Period, 1st century B.C. or 1st century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 018.

Dimensions

37.4 cm (14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

00.322

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture