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‏‏‎ Statue of Apollo ‏‏‎ Statue of Apollo

National Museum of Archaeology

National Museum of Archaeology
Lisboa, Portugal

Nude Apollo a symbol of divinity, next to him is a shepherd's bag. This figure of a young Apolo is the protector of shepherds, culture and knowledge. This is one of the largest classical sculptures found in Portugal. From what remains of the head/hair it can be deduced that the head was made according to hellenistic practices. These types of sculptures were common in the second century AD.

Nude Apollo a symbol of divinity, next to him is a shepherd's bag. This figure of a young Apolo is the protector of shepherds, culture and knowledge. This is one of the largest classical sculptures found in Portugal. From what remains of the head/hair it can be deduced that the head was made according to hellenistic practices. These types of sculptures were common in the second century AD.

Details

  • Title: ‏‏‎ Statue of Apollo ‏‏‎ Statue of Apollo
  • Date Created: 2nd century AD
  • Location: National Museum of Archaeology
  • Provenance: Herdade do Álamo, concelho de Alcoutim, Herdade do Álamo, concelho de Alcoutim
  • Rights: José Pessoa. ADF/DGPC
  • Medium: White marble
  • Art Form: Sculpture
  • Depicted Person: Apolo

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