Musei Capitolini, Rome, Italy
Artist/Maker Copy of Lysippos, restored by Alessandro Algardi
Statue of Heracles restored as killing the Lernaean Hydra. Marble, Roman copy from a Greek original of the 4th century BC; restored ca. 1635.
Dimensions H. 2 m (6 ft. 6 ½ in.)
Credit line Found in the location of the church S. Agnese in Rome; collection Verospi-Vitelleschi; gift of Clement XII, 1738
Accession number MC 236
Palazzo Nuovo, first floor, gallery
Photographer/Source Jastrow (2006)