A beautiful porphyry relief depicting the emperor Commodus, in the guise of the mythological hero, Hercules, the lion skin placed over his head.
The portrait is based on the one which appeared on the coinage from his reign (see image included as reference).
Italy. 17th century.
Dimensions: H 14cm x W 12cm x D 3,5cm
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