|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.