London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A ROMAN MARBLE SARCOPHAGUS FRAGMENT
CIRCA 3RD CENTURY A.D.
Decorated in high relief with the lower part of a male figure wearing a tunic, his hand on a fruit-laden basket which rests on his left knee, a winged Eros holding the basket on the other side, Eros wearing a tunic and Phrygian cap with curly hair, looking back towards another winged figure, mounted
9¼in (23.5 cm.) high
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