ApolloReplica Size: H 37 cm
Replica: white metal, copper-plated and patinated, wooden base
Roman, early Augustan, 2nd half of the 1st century B.C.
The statue is called "The Apollo of Transylvania", after the place where it was found. Stylistic it derived from a Greek sculpture of the 5th century B.C. Apollo is depicted as the god of healing and the leader of the Muses. Therefore he once once probably held a laurel trunk and a branch in his hands.