Help us bring life to art, and art to lives. Make a donation.

close-button
Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Marble head of Hercules

Period:
Imperial
Date:
2nd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.160.46
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
Small bearded Herakles.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1924. "Small Greek Antiquities: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(12): p. 296.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 131, p. 77, pls. 99c-e, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Related Objects

Marble head of a Hellenistic ruler

Date: 1st–2nd century A.D. Medium: Marble Accession: 03.12.8b On view in:Gallery 160

Marble head of a Greek general

Date: 1st–2nd century A.D. Medium: Marble, Pentelic ? Accession: 24.97.32 On view in:Gallery 160

Marble head of an athlete

Date: ca. A.D. 138–192 Medium: Marble Accession: 11.210.2 On view in:Gallery 153

Marble portrait of the emperor Caracalla

Date: A.D. 212–217 Medium: Marble Accession: 40.11.1a On view in:Gallery 169

Marble portrait of the emperor Augustus

Date: ca. A.D. 14–37 Medium: Marble Accession: 07.286.115 On view in:Gallery 166