Greek, East Greek
mid to late 2nd century B.C.
Findspot: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina, estate of M.Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 055.
22.4 cm (8 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of flying nude Eros. Missing most of right wing, fingers of both hands, part of wreath. Wreath of large ivy leaves and berries on his head. He has also earrings in his ears. Right arm raised, hand gone. His hands are placed in the act of pouring. His hair is colored red. Traces of other colors over his body and wings.
Clay light red.
By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887
Gift of Martin Brimmer