Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Amor
Various activitiesSleeping
Further details
Detail of head; Hellenistic or Augustan period; if Roman probably decorated a villa garden or fountain, if Hellenistic, the statue may have been used as a dedication within a sanctuary of Aphrodite or have been erected in a public park
ARTIST/CREATOR
Graeco-Roman
DATE
3rd century BC - early 1st century
LOCATION
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (Inv. 43.11.4)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Picón, C. A., et al. 2007. Art of the Classical World in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 451, no. 240, ill. pp. 206-7.
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RELATIONS
New York, Metropolitan Museum
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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