Ancient Art

Fragment of a statue of Herakles

1st–3rd century A.D.

Marble

29 cm (11 7/16 in.)
Gift of Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., B.A. 1948
1987.37.1
Culture: 
Roman, Tunisian
Period: 
Graeco-Roman, 1st-3rd century A.D.
Classification: 
Sculpture
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ambasador and Mrs. William L. Eagleton, Jr., acquired in Tunisia; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., acquired from the above, 1987.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1985–1987,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 40, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 131.

Lisa R. Brody and Gail Hoffman, eds., Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire (Chestnut Hill, Mass.: McMullen Museum of Art, 2014), 256, no. 37, pl. 37.

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