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Bronze statuette of Hercules

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 1st–2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
X.21.82
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Weight on right leg, right arm extended, left hand holds club. Figure is nude with lion's skin draped over left forearm; solid cast.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 253, p. 128, New York: Gilliss Press.

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