Yound Flying Eros
Greek, East Greek
about 200–175 B.C.
Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 034.
11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Statuette of Eros child flying to the right. He has short, pudgy legs and little wings.He wears a short tunic, himation, and a stippled wreath with large fruits. He is turning his head sideways and holds his tunic with both hands close to his face.
Traces of white slip; pink on folds of drapery. Missing: thumb and last three fingers of left hand.
By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from the Metaxas Collection in Athens); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution