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Herakles
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Herakles


Description Provenance Credit
Description A convex section of bone is carved with Herakles wearing the lion's skin and holding his club. There is a basket of fruit in the background. The carving is broken on all edges except the top, which is squared.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Brummer Gallery, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Gutman [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Gutman [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1942

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Creator
Period
4th century
Medium
bone
(Ivory & Bone)
Accession Number
71.1098
Measurements
H: 4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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