Tondo plaque with bust of Herakles

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period


Accession Number

60.1509

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Tondo plaque with bust of Herakles in high relief. Herakles is bearded and wears a rolled-fillet wreath. The club is behind, over the right shoulder, and the lionskin is on the left shoulder. Holes for attachment upper left and right.

Provenance

By 1960: Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr. Collection (said to be from North Africa); year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr. to MFA, December 1960; accessioned January 11, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr.