Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Somnus
Single figure
Further details
figure of a boy inspired by earlier images of Hypnos, Bulle suggests that it could have been a Kairos, the Prado collections database (as of 2013) calls it a Cupid
ARTIST/CREATOR
Hellenistic perhaps from Asia Minor
DATE
4th quarter 1st century BC - early 1st century
LOCATION
Madrid, Museo del Prado (inv. E 165)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Heinrich Bulle, Der schöne Mensch im Altertum, Leipzig 1898, fig. 101
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RELATIONS
Prado
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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