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Bronze statuette of Hercle (Roman Hercules)

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
4th–3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Etruscan
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.419
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Nude with lion's skin over left arm.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 252, pp. 127-28, New York: Gilliss Press.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1988. Eros-Herakles, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 4. Herakles, no. 402, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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