Floating Eros with Headdress
Greek, East Greek
late 2nd century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 052.
22 cm (8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of nude flying Eros. He wears a sizeable headdress. His left arm is missing completely and his left probably bent, missing from the elbow down. Also missing big part of wings, toes of right foot and first toe of left foot. Traces of white slip, and blue.
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