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)

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