Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Italy | Latium | Rome (Italy)

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS4018
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Latium | Rome (Italy)
Locus Porta Pia
Date Made 1st-early 2nd centuries CE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
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.

Height 160 cm
Width 59 cm
Depth 40 cm

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