A sculpture that would have been part of the nymphaeum that decorated the of the Tarraco “schola del collegium fabrum”, the seat of the corporation of building workers.
It represents the Child Hercules dressed anachronicistically in the skin of the Nemean lion and stepping on a goose, the symbolic animal of the goddess Juno, his enemy.

Inventory number: MNAT 12258


  • Title: the Child Hercules
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location: Tarraco
  • Physical Dimensions: 94 x 55 cm
  • Type: Statue
  • Medium: White marble

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