Figurine of Eros

Greek
Hellenistic Period


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 073; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 119 (additional published references).

Dimensions

4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.4440

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

He wears only a thick, plain fillet around his head. He is seated, playing the double-flute. The wings were broken off at the base of attachment and are missing. Crusty green patina.

Provenance

Hay Collection

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way