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Relief of Herakles reclining

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Relief: Herakles reclining. Right forearm gone.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought privately from Bourguignon: found at S. Maria di Capua.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian, Hellenistic Period, probably late 2nd century B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 30.4 cm (11 15/16 in.); width: 50.8 cm (20 in.)

Accession Number

01.7967

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture