A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HERAKLES
circa 2nd century a.d.
A variant of the weary Herakles by Lysippos, the muscular old hero depicted nude, standing with his right leg forward, leaning to his left on his club over which is draped the Nemean lion skin, the club resting on a pile of rocks, his right hand held behind his back, with full beard and mustache, a fillet of ivy leaves in his hair
6 in. (15.2 cm) high