Ring with Eros playing a lyre
Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th–mid 3rd century B.C.
Legacy dimension: 0.02 D.
Medium or Technique
Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)
A plain band, rather flat; in the front, it swells into a large convex surface on which is engraved an Eros, seated, playing the lyre.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution