Head of an Eros from a Roman sarcophagus

Classification
Culture
Dimensions
6.5 × 8.5 × 3.9 cm
Date
3rd century A.D.
Production place
Inventory
63.5.A
ID
Hyp-4433
References
Szilágyi, J. Gy., Antik Gyűjtemény, 163; Szilágyi, J. Gy., Ancient Art, 185–186; Sprincz, in BullMusHong 15 (1959), 21–23, 77–78, no. 8, fig. 13

Marble analyses conducted by Danielle Decrouez (Geneva, Museum of Natural History) and Karl Ramseyer (University of Bern, Institute of Geological Sciences) have shown that the relief was made of Prokonnesian (Marmara) marble. Click here for the detailed results.