Herakles Holding a Club

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 2nd century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Aeolis, Myrina

Dimensions

14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.41.50

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Herakles holding club on ground in right hand; drapery over left shoulder and arm, falling to ground. He stands on a tall, circular plinth.

Provenance

By date unknown: Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, December 11, 1941

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Jackson Holmes