Torso of Eros

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
323–31 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7673

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Torso of an Eros lacking wings, head, arms, and legs from above the knees. Figure broken and repaired across the body.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Smyrna.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution