Fragment of a sarcophagus with Cupid - ROM2010_11670_36


Fragment of a sarcophagus with Cupid

Geography: Rome, Italy
Date: c. 200-300 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
18.9 x 13.1 x 7.3 cm
Object number: 959.17.20
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: Roman sculpture techniques

A Sarcophagus with Cupid

Note the extensive use of the drill to indicate the Cupid’s curly hair, the corner of the eyes and mouth, and the dimple in his chin.

Roman World
Object History: Purchased from Hesperia Art
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