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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1892,1104.61

  • Description

    Figure (Heracles). Standing figure of Heracles, shown naked in a contaposto position with one arm extended and the other on his hip. Cast in bronze; broken off at the mid-calf with two pins inserted for support; patina.

  • Date

    • 2ndC-3rdC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 19 centimetres
    • Width: 14.5 centimetres
    • Thickness: 4 centimetres
    • Height: 22 centimetres (with mount)
    • Width: 15 centimetres (with mount)
    • Thickness: 8.5 centimetres (with mount)
  • Bibliography

    • Tokyo National Museum 2003a p.107, cat 101 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    2010-2011 3 Dec - 3 May, Madrid, Canal de Isabel II, Alejandro Magno: Encuentro con Oriente

    2010 21 Mar - 1 Nov, Leobon, Kunsthalle Museumcenter, Alexander der Grosse und die offnung der Welt

    2009-2010 2 Oct - 21 Feb, Mannheim, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen, Alexander der Grosse und die offnung der Welt

    Exhibition: "Alexander the Great: East-West Cultural Contacts from Greece to Japan", Tokyo National Museum, 5 Aug-5 Oct 2003; Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, 18 Oct-21 Dec 2003

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1892

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    1892,1104.61

Figure (Heracles). Standing figure of Heracles, shown naked in a contaposto position with one arm extended and the other on his hip. Cast in bronze; broken off at the mid-calf with two pins inserted for support; patina.

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