Watch a video to find out.
Stay logged in
Go to Navigation
Go to Content
Go to Search
Search the collections
Please enable flash to view this media. Download the flash player.
Please enable flash to view this media.
Download the flash player.
Seán Hemingway, curator, Department of Greek and Roman Art, discusses early twentieth-century reproductions of works from Sir Arthur Evans's historic excavations of Minoan Crete and Heinrich Schliemann's Mycenaean Greece.
This lecture was recorded on September 9, 2011, in conjunction with the exhibition Historic Images of the Greek Bronze Age: The Reproductions of E. Gilliéron & Son, on view May 17, 2011, through June 17, 2012.
Eros, God of Love
(00:49:32) 817 views
Carnelian ring stone
Gold ring with carnelian intaglio: Head of Jupiter Ammon
Jasper intaglio: Serapis-Hades with Kerberos
Browse current and upcoming exhibitions and events.
This artwork is not on display
The pantheistic head has the ram's horns of Zeus Ammon, the modius headdress of Serapis, and the rays of Sol Invictus.
© 2000–2013 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.