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Statuette of Herakles holding apples

Period:
Roman Period
Date:
ca. 1st–2nd century
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926
Accession Number:
26.7.859
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The hero holds the golden apples of the Hesperides in his left hand.
Formerly Carnarvon Collection, purchased in Cairo before 1923. Carnarvon Collection purchased by the Museum from Lady Carnarvon, 1926.

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