ETRUSCAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HERAKLES

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ETRUSCAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HERAKLES

Standing naked except for his lion’s skin, forepaws knotted around his chest, rest wrapped over his left shouder and bent arm, his right one is raised for brandishing a now missing club.

Ex priv. coll. C.v.d.B, Netherlands, acq. from Christies London, 20 Oct. 1999
H. 12 cm. Dark green patina. Mounted and intact.

4th-3rd cent. BC

Cf. I. Jucker, Italy of the Etruscans, Israel Museum, Jerusalem 1991, no. 145; H.A.G. Brijder e.a., De Etrusken, Amsterdam 1989, fig. 156

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