Exhibitions/ Art Object

Left corner of a marble sarcophagus: Herakles and the Nemean Lion

Copy of work attributed to Lysippos
Period:
Mid-Imperial, Antonine
Date:
ca. A.D. 170–180
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 22 1/2 x 18 1/2 x 3 1/2in. (57.2 x 47 x 8.9cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.145.56
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
Herakles strangling the Nemean lion.
M.E.P. 1924. "Miscellaneous Greek and Roman Sculptures." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(10): p. 242.

McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropoltian Museum of Art. no. 10, pp. 21, 60, 70-7, figs. 75-76, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1988. Eros-Herakles, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 4. Herakles, no. 1929, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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