Bearded Head of Hermes

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


Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.214

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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