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Switzerland
Morges
Vaud

Parc de l'Indépendance

Fontaine d'Hercule

Hercules Fountain

Heracles (Ἡρακλῆς), Latin: Hercules
divine hero in Greek mythology, son of Zeus and Alcmene
(Wikipedia)
Antique Roman or Greek sculptor
1913 (copy)

Morges /  Fontaine d'Hercule   Morges /  Fontaine d'Hercule

Description

Copy of the statue 'Hercules strangling the snake' found in Pompeii.

Annotation

The fountain was offered to the town of Morges in 1913 by the painter Aloys Hugonnet, son of the architect of the park.

Morges - Fontaine d'Hercule

Sculptor

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Location (N 46°30'19" - E 6°29'48")

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