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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.


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).


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

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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