Replica Size: H 37 cm Replica: white metal, copper-plated and patinated, wooden base Original: bronze
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.