Ring with Eros playing a lyre

Greek
Classical or Hellenistic Period
4th–mid 3rd century B.C.


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.02 D.

Accession Number

01.8182

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Anne and Blake Ireland Gallery (Gallery 210A)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Rings

A plain band, rather flat; in the front, it swells into a large convex surface on which is engraved an Eros, seated, playing the lyre.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); December 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution