A World of Emotions travels to Acropolis Museum in Athens. Click to see exhibition trailer.

A World of Emotions

Eros Stringing His Bow

In ancient Greece, Eros was Love divinized. The sources present him as a mischievous boy lighting the flame of passion with warrior’s weapons, or as a force that brings order and harmony to conflicting elements. All agreed that his power was absolute and that neither gods nor men were immune to it.

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Louvre Museum, MA 448 (MR 139) © RMN–Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

DATE

2nd Century AD

MATERIAL

Marble

DIMENSIONS
Height: 122 cm
Width: 85 cm
Depth: 57 cm

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