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Herakles Holding a Club

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Herakles holding club on ground in right hand; drapery over left shoulder and arm, falling to ground. He stands on a tall, circular plinth.

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 2nd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Dimensions

14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.41.50

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture