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Eros "Thespian" type 3D Model
Eros, of the “Thespian” type.
Found in 1953 at Gabii, near Rome.
Palazzo Massimo Museum, Rome, Italy.
Eros, the god of Love, is sculpted in the act of drawing, or stringing, his bow. This is a Roman copy, from the time of Hadrian (117-138 CE), of a Greek original by the sculptor Lysippos (338-335 BCE). The type derives its name from the context in which the original bronze sculpture was displayed: the Sanctuary of Eros at Thespiae (Boeotia).
A restored version of the same Eros type: