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Winged Eros figurine
  • Greece
  • Winged Eros figurine, circa 200 BCE–150 CE
  • Where object was made: Greece or possibly Myrina, Asia Minor
  • terracotta, polychromy
  • Object Height: 15.2 cm
    Object Height: 6 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.3102

Standing male figure with upraised left arm and broken left wing. The figure is hollow with a hole pierced in the back. His left hand is missing and his right wing is missing. The body is bare except for a mantel on his shoulders. The body has traces of rosy-white pigment and the mantle has traces of violet pigment.