Eros Holding a Mirror
Greek, East Greek
1st century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 040.
9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of nude Eros flying holding a mirror in his hands. His head is tipped backwards. Black on wings, yellow on flesh, hair and mirror. Intact.
Light red clay.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution