Marble Arm of a Zeus Statuette

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st-2nd century A.D.
Material: Marble
Dimensions: 13 cm long
Price: Sold
Ref: 3143
Provenance: Collection Professor von Ohlendorf, Munich, 1970s. Thence Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, Frankfurt. With certificate of Galerie Antiken-Kabinett Gackstätter, inventory number 04044.
Condition: Broken on the forearm and restored, otherwise only some wear.
Description: An arm of fine crystalline marble of a Zeus statuette belonging to a sculptural group. This assumption is confirmed by a connection pin behind the elbow. Index finger and thumb touching each other on the tips and were once holding Zeus’ lightning bolts, missing today. The other three fingers bent in parallel position. The upper arm muscles are still preserved. Mounted.