Greek, East Greek
1st century B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 036.
9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of child Eros who looks down as he is suspended. He is wrapped up with an himation, which he is grasping with his left hand. His dress and bowed head suggest a funerary function.
Wings re-attached; tip of left wing gone. Traces of pale green on the wings, and of brownish-cream flesh-color on the body,
Dark red clay.
By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina, from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution