F10.5 APHRODITE, EROS & EROTES
|Museum Collection||National Archaeological Museum of Naples|
The goddess Aphrodite (Roman Venus) is attended by her son Eros (Roman Cupid) and a pair of flying Erotes (Cupids). The goddess wears a tiara-crown and holds a royal sceptre and sprig of myrtle in her hands. The boy Eros holds a mirror and the flying infant Erotes a wreath and sprig of myrtle.