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Bronze statuette of Mercury

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in. (15.7 x 6.9 x 4.8 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1057
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
He stands with his weight resting on the right leg, with the left foot drawn back.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1907. "New Greek and Roman Acquisitions: II. Bronzes." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2(2): pp. 19-20, fig. 6.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 237, pp. 123-24, New York: Gilliss Press.

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