Head of Eros
Greek, East Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
about 50–30 B.C.
Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 019.
9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Head of an Eros statuette, heavy type; round, thick wreath bound with fillet. The head inclined to the left shoulder; a curl falls on each side of the neck. face and nose are rubbed. Pink on wreath.
By 1903: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: Myrina); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, March 24, 1903
Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900