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Bronze statuette of Jupiter Capitolinus

1st–2nd century A.D.
Other: 4 11/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 in. (11.9 x 6 x 5.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1897
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
Jupiter sits enthroned in all his majesty, holding a thunderbolt in his right hand and a long scepter in his left.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 200, pp. 110-11, New York: Gilliss Press.

Musée & Galerie des Beaux-Arts. 1981. Profil du Metropolitan Museum of Art de New York : de Ramsès à Picasso. no. 55, p. 60, Paris: Musée & Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Bordeaux.

Treister, Michail Ju. 1992. "A Bronze Statuette of Iupter Capitolinus from Myskhako." Acta of the XIIth International Congress on Ancient Bronzes. Nijmegen, 1992, Stephanus T.A.M. Mols, ed. pp. 339-49, fig. 3, Nijmegen, Netherlands: Rijksdienst Voor Het Oudheidkundig.

Pollini, John. 1995. "The Augustus from Prima Porta and the Transformation of the Polykleitan Heroic Ideal: The Rhetoric of Art." Polykleitos, the Doryphoros, and Tradition, Dr. Warren G. Moon, ed. pp. 269, 279-80 n. 53, Madison, Wis: University of Wisconsin Press.

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