Musei Vaticani, State of the Vatican City

Artist/Maker Unknown

Heracles holding baby Telephos in his arms. Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original of the 4th century BC. Found in the 16th century in Campo de’ Fiori in Rome.

Credit line In the Vatican since at least the time of Julius II (1503-1513)

Accession number Inv. 1314

Location Museo Chiaramonti, section I

Photographer/Source Jastrow (2006)

Heracles / Hercules Gallery

Mythology Images

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