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Marble sarcophagus fragment: Eros mounted on a horse

Period:
Mid Imperial, Severan
Date:
1st half of the 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 7/8 x 7 1/4in. (12.4 x 18.4cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.60.86
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
Part of lid of sarcophagus with Eros riding a horse.
Alexander, Christine. 1930–1931. "Unpublished Fragments of Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 3: pp. 43-44, fig. 9.

McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 14, p. 85, 9, fig. 95, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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