Exhibitions/ Art Object

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:
Length: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
Classification:
Gems
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.194.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Eros as a child, with weapons of Herakles.
1903. Collection Julien Gréau. Verrerie antique, émaillerie et poterie appartenant à M. John Pierpont Morgan. no. 548, p. 79, pl. 56.18.

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

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

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