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Winged Eros with a Shield
  • unknown maker from Italy
  • Winged Eros with a Shield, circa 200s CE, Roman Empire (27 BCE–395 CE)
  • Where object was made: Roman Empire (present-day Italy)
  • marble, mosaic
  • Object Height/Width: 85.7 x 90.2 cm
    Object Height/Width: 33 3/4 x 35 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase with Wilcox Collection
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C1
  • 1976.0049
Label Text

Mosaic of a winged, nude, male figure (identified as Eros) striding to the proper right. He has a shield over his proper left arm.