|GREEK BRONZE NUDE ZEUS HURLING A THUDERBOLT
His left leg advancing, his right back about to throw the bolt along the sight line defined by his extended left arm. His long hair is pulled to the back of his head and tied in a chignon at the nape; lower legs and right arm repaired in antiquity with tin.
5th Century BC
H. 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm.)
Ex German collection.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2009, no. 39.