Statuette of the Infant Herakles Strangling Snakes
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd-2nd century B.C.E.
4 13/16 × 3 1/4 × 2 3/16 in. (12.2 × 8.2 × 5.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Archaeological provenance not documented; circa 1890, acquired in Egypt by an unidentified individual; by 1894, acquired by Heinrich Hoffman of Frankfurt, Germany; 1899, sold at auction in Paris, France; between 1899 and 1963, provenance not yet documented; by 1963, acquired by Charles L. Morley of New York, NY; 1963, purchased from Charles L. Morley by the Brooklyn Museum.
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Statuette of the Infant Herakles Strangling Snakes, 3rd-2nd century B.C.E. Bronze, silver, 4 13/16 × 3 1/4 × 2 3/16 in. (12.2 × 8.2 × 5.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 63.185. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 63.185_transp5599.jpg)
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