Cast Gallery catalogue number: A066

Cast No. A066

Herakles rests on the dead Nemean Lion, with Athena and Hermes (now missing) looking on.

  • Plaster cast: Height: 1.63m.
  • Copy of a marble metope (west 1).
  • The metope:
    • is from the Temple of Zeus at Olympia.
    • was made about 460 BC.
    • was found at Olympia and is now partly in Olympia Museum and partly in Paris, Musée du Louvre.

Look at casts from the Temple of Zeus
More about the Temple of Zeus | metopes
Look at casts showing Athena | Herakles | Hermes

Back to top