Period: Augustan or Julio-Claudian
Date: 27 B.C.–A.D. 68
Dimensions: Overall: 26 3/4 x 23 1/2in. (67.9 x 59.7cm)
Classification: Stone Sculpture
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1991
Accession Number: 1991.11.8
The messenger god Hermes is represented in the so-called archaistic style, a retrospective manner that incorporated characteristics of Archaic Greek art of the sixth century B.C. into newly created figures and compositions. This is the most important archaistic relief in the collection.