|ROMAN BRONZE GANYMEDE GRASPED BY ZEUS AS AN EAGLE
The nude youth, crouching, with left arm raised in a defensive posture as the great raptor with spread wings pounces from behind about to carry him up to Olympus. Finely modelled.
2nd-3rd Century AD
H. 5 in. (12.5 cm.)
Ex J.M.E. collection, acquired in Munich in December 2004.