Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
With other figuresLaomedon
Historia Troiana
Cycles Ara Casali, 3rd century
The First Destruction of Troy War and destruction of Troy by Hercules and Theseus Hercules fighting the Trojans
Events before the Trojan War The judgement of Paris With Mercury
Further details
Altar dedicated by Tiberius Claudius Faventinus; known as the Ara Casali, right side
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
3rd century
LOCATION
Vatican City, Musei Vaticani (Museo Pio-Clementino) (inv. 1186 (Atrio del Torso), formerly Cortile del Belvedere 87a)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Walter Amelung, Die Sculpturen des Vaticanischen Museums, II, Berlin 1908, p. 238
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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