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Bearded Head of Hermes

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Bearded head of Hermes wearing broad band about forehead. Drapery falls in front from left shoulder. Flat at the back.

Provenance

By 1912: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: From Mesma.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, January 2, 1913, for $18,948.70 (this figure is the total price for MFA 13.186-13.245)

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912

Greek, South Italian, Classical Period, 5th century B.C.

Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.214

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture