Marble statue of Hermes, found at Aigion, Peloponnese
Work of the Augustan period (27 BC-AD 14)
The statue, probably funerary, is made of Pentelic marble and it was found in 1860 at Aigion, Peloponnese. The god is depicted standing, wearing a chlamys that is wound around his left arm. In his right hand he held a purse and in his left the caduceus. The statue is a work of the Augustan period (27 BC-AD), inspired by Lysippean models of the 4th c. BC.
Height 1,71 m.