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ROMAN BRONZE HERMES (MERCURY)

Wearing a winged petasus, a chlamys on his shoulder, and holding a money purse. Hermes was not only the messenger of the gods but also the god of business and commerce.

Anatolia, 2nd Century AD

H. 3 in. (7.6 cm.)

Ex J. F. collection, Loveland, Ohio, acq. from Royal-Athena in 1986.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2008, no. 52.

Exhibited: Ohio State University 1986-90; Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University 1990-07.

FJ0706C
$4,750


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