Depicting Eros, with plump features and short wings, the youthful face framed by centrally-parted wavy hair tied at the top in a knot, standing nude except for a long mantle around the shoulders, both arms raised to reach large round fruits hanging from a tree above.
This sculpture shows the maintenance of the mythological tradition still in the third and fourth centuries despite the fact that Christianity was already beginning to expand, representing that coexistence of both religions in the empire.
Provenance: American private collection, New York, acquired in the late 1980s / Acquired at Bonhams, London, Auction, 2014
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- Αρχαία Ρωμαϊκή
- θραύσμα σαρκοφάγου που απεικονίζει Έρωτα, 46 cm EX-BONHAMS
- Αιώνες/χρονική περίοδος
- Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
- Καλή κατάσταση, βλέπε φωτογραφία