Greek, East Greek
Findspot: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina, estate of M.Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 048.
28 cm (11 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of nude flying Eros. Left arm was extended and now missing. Right arm bent and tips of fingers of right hand missing. He wears a thick wreath with three ribbon bands, on his long curly hair. Traces of white slip . Holes in the shoulders for the attachment of wings, which are missing.
LIght reddish clay
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