Tiny Herakles striking his seven-headed phallos with club.

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 50–200


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 108; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).

Dimensions

3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

RES.08.32g

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Tiny Herakles striking his seven-headed phallos with club. Mounted in small bell-jar.

Provenance

By 1907: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: bought in Rome, 1907); 1908: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA; accessioned 1910

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren