Greek, East Greek
2nd century B.C.
Findspot: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina, estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassar
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 051.
28 cm (11 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of nude, flying Eros . Left hand resting on hip; right arm extended straight from shoulder and forearm missing. A small piece of himation is seen over left shoulder and there is some more, wrapped around the left wrist. He wears a thick wreath. Traces of white slip on the wings.
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