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Roman Bronze Figure of Drunken Herakles

reclining nude on the skin of the Nemean Lion, his club cast aside, drinking from a kantharos.

1st - 2nd Centuries AD

Width: 7.6 cm.     (3 in.)

 

 

ex: a private Austrian collection, 1995.

 

#5359

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XIV (New York, 2016) p.25

 

 

Comparanda:

 

The British Museum (online) acc. nos: 1772,0302.146; 1824,0446.10 (very youthful)