Heracles struggling with the Nemean lion
Marble.
Torsos of Heracles and the lion are fragments of the relief depicting the labours of Heracles from a Roman sarcophagus of the 2nd—3rd centuries (?).
Additions and restoration are Italian work of the 17th century (?).
Inv. No. Гр. 5600 (A. 498).Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage MuseumPhoto by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Heracles struggling with the Nemean lion.

Marble.
Torsos of Heracles and the lion are fragments of the relief depicting the labours of Heracles from a Roman sarcophagus of the 2nd—3rd centuries (?).
Additions and restoration are Italian work of the 17th century (?).
Inv. No. Гр. 5600 (A. 498).

Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum
(Санкт-Петербург, Государственный Эрмитаж)

Origin:
Provenance: 1887. From the collection of Sergey Golitsyn.
Credits:
(сс) 2008. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
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