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MYTHOLOGY: SLEEPING EROS. Hellenistic bronze from Greece, 250-150 B. C

MYTHOLOGY: SLEEPING EROS. Hellenistic bronze from Greece, 250-150 B. C


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MYTHOLOGY: SLEEPING EROS. Hellenistic bronze from Greece, 250-150 B. C

MYTHOLOGY: SLEEPING EROS.
Hellenistic bronze from Greece, 250-150 B.C

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Bronze Cupid Eros Hellenic Republic Object Putto Religion Sculpture Sleep


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In this photo print, we are transported back in time to ancient Greece, where mythology and art intertwine. The subject of the image is "Sleeping Eros" a Hellenistic bronze sculpture dating back to 250-150 B. C. This exquisite piece showcases the fine craftsmanship of the era and offers us a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the Hellenic Republic. The sculpture depicts Eros, also known as Cupid in Roman mythology, peacefully asleep. With his delicate wings folded behind him and his cherubic features at rest, he emanates an aura of tranquility. The artist masterfully captures every intricate detail of this divine figure, from the flowing locks adorning his head to the soft curves that define his body. Eros holds great significance in Greek religion and is often associated with love and desire. As we gaze upon this artwork, we can't help but marvel at how it encapsulates both beauty and spirituality within its bronze form. This print serves as a testament to our enduring fascination with ancient civilizations and their artistic achievements. It invites us to reflect on our own beliefs about love, divinity, and humanity's eternal quest for understanding. As we admire "Sleeping Eros" let us be reminded of the timeless power that art possesses – transcending centuries while still evoking emotions within those who encounter it today.

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