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Hercules Farnese, Napoli Metro

Ancient Roman sculpture, Farnese Hercules, 216 AD

Hercules detail, The Farnese Collection, National Archaeological Museum, Naples

HERAKLES "FARNESE HERCULES" Museum Collection: Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy Catalogue Number: Naples 280 Title: "Farnese Hercules" Class: Free-standing statue Material: Marble Height: 3.25 metres (colossus) Context: Found in B aths of Caracalla, Rome Original / Copy: Roman copy signed by Glykon of Athens. Exaggerated version in style of Greek bronze statue by Lysippos ca 330 BC Style: Early Imperial Date: 211-217 AD Period: Imperial Roman

The Farnese Hercules- a Roman copy of the Greek masterpiece by Lysippos to commemorate the Baths of Caracalla (212).  It is now located in the Naples National Archaeological Museum;

Hercules (Heracles), Roman statue (copy) (marble), 3rd century aD (Farnese collection, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples). Recovered in 1546 and very influential in classical studies.