Statue of Cupid



Hilton Price Number
HP3643
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Periods
Graeco-Roman Period to Late Roman Period
Dynasties
First century CE/AD to Fourth century CE/AD
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt, Bubastis
Measurements
Height: 2½ inches
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Roman
Divine Name
Cupid

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Description

Cupid, draped in a short tunic ; one leg and hand broken off. H. 2½ in. Bronze. Roman period. Bubastis.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.