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ROMAN BRONZE NUDE HERMES (MERCURY)

Wearing high boots and a cloak draped over his left shoulder and wrapped around his left arm, holding a money bag in his extended right hand, and once holding his caduceus in his left, his short curly hair topped with a petasos, the eyes inlaid in silver.

1st Century BC/AD

H. 4 in. (12.1 cm.)

Ex collection of John Kluge, Charlottesville, Virginia, acquired from Royal-Athena 1988.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2007, no. 37.

CNU104
$14,500


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