Eros exhibition: Eros exhibition opens Cyclades Art Museum of Athens

A statue known as Feathered Eros. ‘The concept of Eros – love – was very broad in ancient times,’ says the archaeologist Nicholaos Stampolidis, director of the museum. ‘Sexual desire was … a unifying force that encompassed the desire for anyone or indeed anything’ Photograph: Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

Ancient Sumer Woman

Based on a terracotta relief from Sumer, circa 1950 B.C.