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Statuette of Heracles

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This sculpture is of Heracles, an Ancient Greek hero known for his strength and courage. He is placing a crown on his head and holds a club, a symbol of his power, in his left hand.

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Statuette of Heracles, Aï Khanum, c150 BCE, bronze, 18.2cm, National Museum of Afghanistan. Credit: Thierry Ollivier

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