|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.