THE BEAUTY OF ANCIENT ROME: “Youthful Hercules” – Flavian Period – Roman Empire (Italy):
ARTWORK: A lovely and very handsome marble statue of a youthful Hercules
Roman, Flavian period, CE 68-98. The Flavian Period, was
You can see this awesome work of Greco-Roman art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – NYC.
This was excavated in the remains of public baths originally constructed under the emperor Nero in CE 62, which were located in the area of the Pantheon. Restoration made during the early 17th century. But some scholars say it was found in another location within the “Eternal City.”
Kisses from PARIS!!!
WHERE TO SEE THE WORK:
Book tickets or visit in person at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (metmuseum.org)
The collections and exhibits are wonderful.