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Marble head of Herakles

Copy of original attributed to Lysippos
Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st or 2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.145.14
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The head comes from a copy of a famous statue that represented the weary Herakles resting after his labors.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1921. "Greek and Roman Accessions." Bullletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 16 (1): p. 13.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 130, p. 77, pls. 99a-b, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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