Marble Head of Hermes from Side

Made of cast marble

Finish:
Aged Marble

Dimensions:
Height: 32cm (12.5")

Item No.
S007

Museum:
Side Museum, Turkey

Period:
Hellenistic Age (4th-1st century B.C.)

This Item is an Identical Museum Reproduction
$499.00

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Head of Hermes from Side Museum: Side Museum, Turkey Date: 2nd century Period: Hellenistic Roman Imperial This bust depicts the winged god Hermes. Hermes (Greek, ?????, IPA: /?h?mi?z/), in Greek mythology, is the Olympian god of boundaries and of the travelers who cross them, of shepherds and cowherds, of thieves and road travelers, of orators and wit, of literature and poets, of athletics, of weights and measures, of invention, of general commerce, and of the cunning of thieves and liars. His symbols include the tortoise, the rooster, the winged sandals, and the caduceus. The analogous Roman deity is cunning, a robber, a cattle driver, a bringer of dreams, a watcher by night, a thief at the gates, one who was soon to show forth wonderful deeds among the deathless gods."This sculpture is identical reproduction of the original ancient masterpiece, now housed by the prominent museum.
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