|Authors:||Glykon of Athens||Title:||Farnese Hercules||Start date:||216||End date:||216||Historical Period:||Imperial/Late Roman||Description:||
Back of a statue of Hercules, depicted as muscular and tired. The hero is leaning on his club, draped with the skin of the Nemean lion. He is represented when he has just performed one of the last of The Twelve Labours (he is holding the apples of the Hesperides behind his back). Copy after the original by Lysippos. The statue was discovered in the Baths of Caracalla in Rome in 1546
|Size:||3.17 m||Place:||Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli, Italy||Languages:||No linguistic content; Not applicable||Medium:||marble (rock)||Project:||BYZART Project||Fond:||UNIBO Europeana Archaeology||Physical type:||statues||Material and technique:||sculpting||Data provider:||University of Bologna||License:|
|Appears in Collections:||BYZART|
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