Egyptian Terracotta Erotes, Roman Per., 2nd/3rd Cent AD
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1216353
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Egyptian altar or pedestal decorated with the busts of cheerful Erotes. The three preserved heads show chubby features and wild curls rendered with the modeling stick. Vestigial wings between the heads.
Egyptian, Roman Period, 2nd/3rd Century AD
W. 4.7 cm (1.85 in)
H. 3.8 cm (1.5 in)
H. with stand 6 cm (2.35 in)
Fragmentary. Nice modeling.
Swiss auction house (data to the buyer)
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed