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Yound Flying Eros

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Statuette of Eros child flying to the right. He has short, pudgy legs and little wings.He wears a short tunic, himation, and a stippled wreath with large fruits. He is turning his head sideways and holds his tunic with both hands close to his face. Traces of white slip; pink on folds of...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 200–175 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 034.

Dimensions

11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7697

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture