Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery
From: Italy | Latium | Rome (Italy)
Curatorial Section: Mediterranean
|Current Location||Rome Gallery - On Display|
|Provenience||Italy | Latium | Rome (Italy)|
|Date Made||1st-early 2nd centuries CE|
|Iconography||Hermes | God | Emperor|
The figure was adapted from a familiar Greek Hermes type of the later 4th century BC. The body may have been joined with the portrait head of a divinized emperor. The missing head was turned toward the upraised right hand which perhaps held a spear.
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