Ring with Eros
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 289; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).
Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
On the bezel in intaglio, Eros kneels and sets up a trophy, which seems to consist of a conical helmet, a long shield, and a tunic all on a tree trunk. Most of the ring is broken away.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution