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Eros, God of Love
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Head and neck from a marble figure
Marble leg from a statuette
Upper part of a marble female figure
Marble female figure
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 151
The traces of eyes, in extremely low relief, indicate that they originally were rendered with pigment. The painted marble weathered less rapidly than the adjoining unpainted surfaces.
Hendrix, Elizabeth. 1998. "Painted Ladies of the Early Bronze Age." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 55(3): pp. 9, 15, figs. 8-9.
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