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S26.10 HERAKLES & INFANT TELEPHOS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre Ma 75
Title: "Hercules & Telephus "
Class: Free-standing statue 
Material: Marble
Height: 2.62 metres
Context: Discovered Tivoli east of Rome
Original / Copy: Roman copy of Greek statue by Lysippe C4th BC
Style: Classical
Date: C1st - C2nd AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Herakles holding his infant son Telephos, who was suckled by the deer.

 
 
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