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Head of Hercules

Date:
17th century
Culture:
German or Netherlandish
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/4 × 1 1/2 × 1 in. (7 × 3.8 × 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Miniature
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert L. Hermanos and Miriam H. Knapp, in memory of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maxime Levy Hermanos, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.487
Not on view
This object's function and original method of attachment are unknown.
Robert L. Hermanos ; and Miriam H. Knapp (until 1993; to MMA)
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