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Intaglio with the Head of Herakles
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Intaglio with the Head of Herakles


Description Provenance Credit
Description This intaglio depicts the head of Herakles in profile to the left and wearing the Nemean lion skin. A segmented border surrounds the image.
Provenance Henry Walters, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Sadie Jones (Mrs. Henry Walters), New York, 1931, by inheritance; Sale, Joseph Brummer, New York, 1942; Walters Art Museum, 1942, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase [formerly part of the Walters Collection], 1942

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Period
5th century BCE (Late Archaic-Classical)
Medium
rock crystal (?)
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.849
Measurements
H: 13/16 in. (2.1 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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