Cast of a statuette of Herakles

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  • Catalogue text

    Herakles, wearing lion-skin under armour, holds club in his right
    hand. On his back is a quiver and the lost left hand must have held
    a bow. The figurine probably decorated the rim of a bronze cauldron.
    It has been associated with F 23 as belonging to the same vessel.
    Laconian workshop.

    In: Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

Further reading

Höckman U, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Kassel. Antike Bronzen (Kassel, 1972)

Pipili M, Laconian Iconography of the 6th cent. BC (Oxford, 1987)

Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

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