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ROMAN BRONZE HERAKLES BIBAX

The nude drunken hero stands with his weight on his right foot, a lionskin over his left shoulder, a knopped club in his left hand, his extending right hand possibly once holding a kantharos, his wavy hair bound with a diadem.

2nd-3rd Century AD

H. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.)

Ex Lord McAlpine of West Green collection, England, 1980s; John W. Kluge collection, Charlottesville, Virginia, acquired from Royal-Athena Galleries, in 1989.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2012, no. 48.

CLT167
$27,500


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