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Eros, God of Love
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Terracotta Hadra hydria (water jar)
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 162
The inscription on the front gives the name of the deceased whose cremated bones were placed inside it. He was Hieronides of Phocaea, who died while leading an embassy to the royal court of Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-221 B.C.).
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