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TANAGRA GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischievous smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action.

TANAGRA GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischievous smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action.

Roman imperial marble head of a god, probably Dionysus. 1st or 2nd century CE.

Roman imperial marble head of a god, probably Dionysus. 1st or 2nd century CE.

Statuette of a veiled and masked dancer, 3rd-2nd century BC, Hellentisic, Greek, bronze

Statuette of a veiled and masked dancer, 3rd-2nd century BC, Hellentisic, Greek, bronze

Head of Mars Roman God of War probably a copy of statue of Ares by 4th century Greek sculptor Leochares Marble 2nd century CE

Head of Mars Roman God of War probably a copy of statue of Ares by 4th century Greek sculptor Leochares Marble 2nd century CE

Melpomene, muse of tragedy.  Roman, after Greek model of 2nd century BC. Marble. Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Melpomene, muse of tragedy. Roman, after Greek model of 2nd century BC. Marble. Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Sandaled foot, Augustan, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D.  Roman  Ivory

Sandaled foot, Augustan, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D. Roman Ivory

Fragment from a marble head of a man, preserving the nose and mouth. Antonine period, mid-2nd century A.D. Roman. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1923 (23.160.85) #noses #Connections

Fragment from a marble head of a man, preserving the nose and mouth. Antonine period, mid-2nd century A.D. Roman. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1923 (23.160.85) #noses #Connections

Marble head of Epikouros, 2nd century A.D.. Roman. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Marble head of Epikouros, 2nd century A.D.. Roman. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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