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Glass cameo with Eros as a child, with the weapons of Herakles

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Glass
Dimensions:
L. 2.1 cm
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.7
  • Description

    Eros as a child, with weapons of Herakles

  • References

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1920. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 318, p. 157, pl. 71.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 1956[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 613, p. 123, pl. 67.

    Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider, no. 613, p. 123, pl. 67.

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