Marble relief with Hermes


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 162

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.

#1091. Marble relief with Hermes

Marble relief with Hermes, Marble, Roman

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