A sensitive portrait of a young boy, part of a statue made in the first century AD, during
the period of Roman rule. According to one theory the head may depict Eros (Cupid).
Roman period, early 1st century AD.
Found at the Sanctuary of Demeter, Pergamon, in 1909.
Height 32 cm.
Istanbul Archaeological Museum. Inv. No. 2161 T (Cat. Mendel 559).
H. Hepding, Athenische Mitteilungen, XXXV, 1910, pages 499-500; plate XXIV, 2.
Gustave Mendel (1873-1938), Catalogue des sculptures grecques, romaines et byzantines,
Tome Second, page 282. Musée Impérial, Constantinople (Istanbul), 1914.