Bronze Finish Hercules Second Labor Slaying of Hydra Statue - 9 X 6 X 4.5 inches

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Bronze Finish Hercules Second Labor Slaying of Hydra Statue - 9 X 6 X 4.5 inches

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  • 9 inch High, 6 inch Long, 4.5 inch Wide.
  • Intricately Sculpted in Cold Cast Bronze with Lifelike Character Showing a Hide-Like Texture On the Cape, Muscle Lines On the Body and Individual Scales on the Hydra.
  • Polished Bronze Finish with a Verdigris Patina Near the Head of Hydra and Around Hercules' Face.
  • Depicts the Second Labor of Hercules as He Wields a Club in Mid Throw Holding a Head of the Hydra as it Coils Itself Around His Legs.
  • A Remarkably Detailed Work of Art and Makes a Wonderful Gift for Anyone Interested in Greek Mythology.

Lernaean Hydra was a monster in Greek mythology, it possessed multiple heads, although the exact number varies according to the source, the Hydra also have regenerative power, for every head decapitated, the Hydra would regrow two heads. The second labor of Hercules was to kill the Hydra, realizing that he could not defeat the Hydra by decapitation, Hercules called on his nephew Iolaus for help. Iolaus came up with the idea to scorch the neck stump and cauterize the wound after each decapitation, his tactic worked eventually lead to the defeat of the Hydra. This wonderfully crafted cold cast bronze statue measures 9 inches high, 6 inches long and 4.5 inches wide, and depicts Hercules wielding a club as he hold a head of the Hydra as it coils itself around his legs.




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Country of Origin: China

Specifications

Item #
34744358
Color
Brown
Dimensions
6.0 In. X 4.5 In. X 9.0 In.
Model Number
WU77576A1

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