Head of ErosReplica Size: H 30 cm
Replica: artificial stone, base
Greek, Hellenistic, 3rd century B.C.
Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities, Hall XI
The head is from a statue of the god of love. It is probably a Hellenistic copy of Eros drawing his bow. The sculptor of the original is reckoned to be Lysipp one of the most important sculptors of the 4th century B.C.