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.
Gift of Edward Perry Warren
Italic, Etruscan, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, about 4th century B.C.
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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