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Hercules Triumphant over Antaeus plaquette
  • Moderno
    1467–1528
    born: Verona, Italy ; died: Verona, Italy
  • Hercules Triumphant over Antaeus plaquette, late 1400s–early 1500s
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width: 7 x 5.4 cm
    Object Height/Width: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0141
Description
Literature

Plaquette of man (Antaeus) on the ground and man (Hercules) wearing a cape, resting his arms on a staff, and standing over him in victory. This image depicts the end result of the famous battle between the two. On the left side is a pillar, and there is text at TLQ.