University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:50-1-33
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Heracles
Height: 10.3cm
Width: 3.4cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. R. Hare Davis, 1950

Description

Complete; considerably worn. The fastening dowel under the feet is preserved, with some lead still adhering to it. Nude standing youth, weight on left leg, right knee slightly bent. Right hand on hip; the left hangs straight down, the hand resting on a club. Upper part of left arms and of club covered by drapery chich falls in spirals. Features badly worn but suggest copy made from a Hellenistic original.


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