Eros is the slave of love in Greek Mythology. Sometimes he has been described as the god of fertility and his name is the sourche of the word “erotism”. Eros generally has been remembered with Aphrodite. Aphrodite represents the female’s love to the male and actually Eros represents the male’s love to the female. Word has it that he makes people felt in love each other by throwing his arrow. But his arrow never serves a purpose for him. Psyche known as his lover.
The original statue is 38 cms high and located in Istanbul Museum. The identical copy of the bust which is officially permitted from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. The bases are made of white marble from Milas, Mugla.