Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
With other figuresMinerva
Cycles Twelve Labours Vatican, Museo Gregoriano, Altar of Hercules (2nd century) and drawings after it
Myths Labours Nemean lionHercules strangling the lion
Myths Labours Lernean hydraMiscellaneous
Myths Labours Erymanthian boarHercules carries the boar
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesReliefsVatican, Museo Gregoriano Profano (Altar of Hercules)
Further details
also called Ara Giustiniani
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
125 - 175
LOCATION
Vatican City, Musei Vaticani (Museo Gregoriano Profano) (inv. 9811, Museo Profano 244 244)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Otto Bennorf and Richard Schöne, Die antiken Bildwerke des Lateranensischen Museums, Berlin 1867, no. 459; Erna Mandowsky and Charles Mitchell, Pirro Ligorio's Roman antiquities, London 1963, cat. 60
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RELATIONS
Census database
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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