Bronze statuette of Neptune

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
early 1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 2 15/16 in. (11.3 x 4.8 x 7.4 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1907
Accession Number:
07.286.93
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
The work is a Roman adaptation of an Archaic Greek statue of Poseidon.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1908. "New Accessions in the Classical Department: V. Miscellaneous Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3(5): no. 15, p. 91, fig. 7.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 206, pp. 112-13, New York: Gilliss Press.