From: Italy | Campania | Herculaneum

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number MS3515
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Italy | Campania | Herculaneum
Manufacture Location Naples
Creator J. Chiurazzi and Fils
Locus Villa dei Papiri
Date Made 1903
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze
Technique Cast
Iconography Seated Hermes

Seated Hermes. Seated, body leaning slightly forward, head inclined to right. Right leg extended forward, left leg bent back. Right hand resting on (non-existent) rock. Left hand forward, upper forearm resting on left thigh with hand holding part of a cylindrical object (caduceus?). Winged sandals, otherwise naked. Short, wavy hair. Original found at Herculaneum.

Height 109.22 cm
Width 73.66 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. Chiurazzi and Fils (Foundry); subscription of John Wanamaker, 1902
Other Number 5625 - Naples Museum Number | 0623.F - Other Number

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