Head of an Eros
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
1st-2nd century C.E.
Early Roman Period (probably)
3 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (8.3 x 6.3 x 6.3 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Head of an Eros, 1st-2nd century C.E. Marble, 3 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (8.3 x 6.3 x 6.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.653. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.653_view1.jpg)
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Small, white marble head of an eros (?). Head frontal and turned slightly to right; curly hair, slightly open mouth. Curious incision on forehead in form of inverted T. Preserved to neck.
Condition: Surface worn and a few chips over right eye.
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