Category:Commodus as Hercules (Capitoline Museum)

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English: Bust of Roman emperor Commodus (31 August 161–31 December 192 AD) as Hercules, hence the lion skin, the club and the apple of the Hesperides. Part of a statuary group representing Commodus' apotheosis. Luni marble, Roman artwork, 191-192 CE.
Français : Buste de Commode en Hercule, portant la peau de lion, la massue et les pommes d'or des Hespérides. Élément d'un groupe représentant l'apothéose de Commode. Marbre de Luni, œuvre romaine, 191-192 ap. J.-C. Découvert dans une chambre souterraine du complexe des Horti Lamiani, 1874.
Italiano: Busto dell'imperatore romano Commodo come Ercole, con la pelle di leone, la clava e i pomi delle Esperidi, parte di una composizione che ne simbologia l'apoteosi. Marmo di Carrara, 191-192 d.C. Da un ambiente sotteraneo nell'area degli Horti Lamiani, 1874.

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 |dimensions=H. 1.33 m (4 ft. 4 ¼ in.)
 |credit line=Found in an underground chamber in the area of the Horti Lamiani, 1874
 |accession number=MC 1120
 |location=Palazzo dei Conservatori, Hall of the Horti Lamiani

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