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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.

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

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

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