Hercules

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 31 March 2016

Roman copy of an original by the Greek sculptor Lysippos of about 325-300 BCE. Restored and set into a modern bust by the English sculptor Joseph Nollekens. Said to have been found at the foot of Mount Vesuvius and presented to the British Museum Sir William Hamilton 1776 CE.



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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