SCARSO Romano antico Bronzo Monte di Ercole traforato che combatte il leone di Nemea - 51mm diam

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SCARSO Romano antico Bronzo Monte di Ercole traforato che combatte il leone di Nemea - 51mm diam
C. 1st-3rd century AD

C. 1st-3rd century AD

An interesting bronze circular openwork mount decorated with Hercules fighting the Nemean Lion.

Hercules's first labor as sent by King Eurystheus, was to kill the Nemean Lion and bring back the skin of a fierce lion that terrorised the hillside around Nemea. Clutching the lion in his arms while strategically avoiding its claws, finally choking it to death.

Nice dark patina with good detail and some light earthy surface deposits. A SCARCE piece.

Size: 51mm diam

Provenance;
The seller of this lot hereby guarantees that this object was obtained legally. Purchased by the current owner in 2020 from Ex Dutch Collection, collected in the 1990's-2000's.

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Dettagli lotto
Cultura
SCARSO Romano antico
Materiale
Bronzo
Oggetto
Monte di Ercole traforato che combatte il leone di Nemea - 51mm diam
Secolo / Intervallo di tempo
C. 1st-3rd century AD
Condizioni
Buone Condizioni, Vedere Foto
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