TANAGRA GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischievous smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action.
Poseidon was one of the Twelve Olympians in ancient Greek religion and myth. He was god of the Sea and other waters; of earthquakes; and of In pre-Olympian Bronze Age Greece, he was venerated as a chief deity at Pylos and
Amphipolis mosaic portrays Abduction of Persephone. The mosaic on the floor of the Greek tomb shows Persephone, daughter of Zeus and Demeter, as she is abducted by Pluto [Credit: Greece Ministry of Culture]