example of early Hellenistic metalwork; Zeus can be clearly identified by the attributes of the eagle and thunderbolt held in his left and right hands respectively

Zeus, c. 340 BCE

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Zeus, the supreme god in Greek mythology, holds his identifying attributes of a stylized thunderbolt and an eagle. He was considered the god of law and justice, and was later identified with the Roman god Jupiter.

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Zeus
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70.32
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example of early Hellenistic metalwork; Zeus can be clearly identified by the attributes of the eagle and thunderbolt held in his left and right hands respectively