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On the back, two youthful heroes. He on the left (Apollo) is seated with cloak; on the right, Herakles is seen with his club and lion's skin. All in vine-wreath with leaves. Dark olive green and brown patina. Much light green corrosion.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, November 14, 1892.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Italic, Etruscan, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 377; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 123 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Length: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

92.2740

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Cosmetic and Medical