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Fragment of a bronze relief of Eros

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
mid-4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.89
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
This relief of Eros holding an oinochoe (jug) and a phiale (libation bowl) once was attached below the vertical handle of a bronze hydria (water jar).
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 106, pp. 65-66, New York: Gilliss Press.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. pp. 111, 250, pl. 90b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1986. Atherion-Eros, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 3. Eros, no. 446, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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