Farnese Hercules the original of the statue was produced by Lysippos and was the master sculptor of Hellenistic times. It is said that Alexander would permit no other for his portraits. In this piece, Hercules leans against the skin of the slain Nemean lion, a beast the Oracle of Delphi ordered he slay as one of his famed 12 labors. Roman copy in the Naples Museum. These sculptures are imported from Italy and regular shipping transport can vary to 2- 6 months for delivery, this does come by ship. If needed for a desired date or faster delivery, please call our customer service for airfreight shipping cost for faster delivery toll free at 1-877-675-2634. Statue.com looks forward to your inquires and will be happy to give shipping quotes for air freight.