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S38.1 KENTAUROS & EROS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Archive Number: Louvre Ma 562
Title: "Centaur & Cupid"
Class: Free-standing statue 
Material: Marble
Height: 1.47 metres
Context: Discovered Rome
Original / Copy: Roman copy of Greek statue by a sculptor of Aphrodisias in Anatolia
Style: Hellenistic
Date: C1st - C2nd AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

The winged godling Eros (love personified) seated on the back of a centaur.

ARTICLES

Kentauroi, Eros

 
 
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