Monday, November 9, 2009

Hercules at the theater of Pompeius


I saw this magnificant statue in the Vatican Museum. Fascinating, among all the other dirty, but marble shit. It seems once struck by lightning and buried on the spot; a Roman custom. Probably part of the theater of Pompeius. End 1st, start 2nd century.

1 comment:

  1. Indeed, the best of the best Theater institution. Keep it up!

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