Tag Archive for Eros

Statue of a man

Inv. Scu 1092 According to several scholars, the statue depicting a nude young man represents the spirit of death (Thanatos) holding an upside down torch in his right hand, while according to others the object was a plectrum for playing…

Statue of Eros drawing his bow

Inv. Scu 410 The figure, whose weight rests on his left leg, is posed according to the direction of his arms, extended towards the right, holding a bow: in the effort of the movement, the young figure slightly twists his…

Statuette of Hermaphrodite holding Eros

Inv. Scu 370 Hermaphrodite, standing on the right leg with the left slightly bent, is completely naked except for the cloak that falls from the shoulders down below the knees; in the folds of the cloak the figure holds Eros…

Statuette of Eros

Inv. Scu 371 Statuette of a winged Eros standing and leaning to a trunk from which hangs a quiver with arrows; the figure holds a bow with the left hand. The statuette is extensively restored: modern restorations concern the legs,…

Relief with the figure of Eros

Inv. Scu 1716 The Pentelic marble figure has been identified as Eros due to a fragment of a small wing on his left shoulder. The young god is represented naked wearing only a cloak that, resting on his left shoulder,…