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DESCRIPTION
Eros imaged as an attractive youth with a crown and hoop, both characteristic attributes of an admired boy or youth. He also holds a bird in his hand, which is often presented as a love gift.


Artist Tithonus Painter
Date c. 480 BCE
   
Museum and Inventory Number London, British Museum E296
   
References and Publications ARV2 309.6
LIMC III, pl. 651
   
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This website makes available to the public the first two chapters of Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents, edited by Thomas K. Hubbard and published by University of California Press in April 2003. The index also lists the rest of the sourcebook's contents; the book may be ordered at www.ucpress.edu, list price $34.95 paperback. In addition, a file of close to 200 pertinent artistic images is assembled, including those published in the sourcebook and many others. Acknowledgement is made to University of California Press for permission to reproduce this material, as well as to the various museums that have granted permission to use their photographic images. Comments may be directed to Prof. Hubbard at tkh@mail.utexas.edu.