Exhibitions/ Art Object

Bronze statuette of Eros seated on a rock

Hellenistic or Imperial
ca. 200 B.C.–A.D. 200
Greek or Roman
H. 2 9/16 in. (6.55 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Statuette of Eros seated on a rock.
Until 1888, collection of Joseph William Drexel, New York; acquired in 1889, gift of Mrs. Lucy Wharton Drexel.
Gillett, Charles R. 1898. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Egyptian Antiquities in Halls 3 and 4. no. 271, p. 28, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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