On the bezel in intaglio, Herakles walks to the left, carrying his lion's skin on the left shoulder and his club in his left hand. In the extended right he holds a skyphos. Most of the ring broken away. Dark green patina.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens.); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December, 1901
Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution
Greek, Hellenistic Period,
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 288; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 122 (additional published references).
Length: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
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