Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Hercules
Single figure Standing With club onlyClub resting on shoulder
Theseus
Single figure
Herm
Ancient
Further details
From a group of six Herms (Hercules, Minerva, Bacchus, Mercury, Theseus, Discobulos; possibly inspired by the lost statue of Hercules Alexikakos (Woodford doubts this interpretation))
ARTIST/CREATOR
Graeco-Roman
DATE
1st century BC - 2nd century inv. 8627, found in 1621, formerly Ludovisi collection
LOCATION
Rome, Museo Nazionale Romano, Palazzo Altemps
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Susan Woodford, Heracles Alexikakos reviewed, American Journal of Archaeology 80 (1976), pp. 291-294, fig. 1
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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