Impression with Hermes

Greek or Roman
Hellenistic or Imperial
2nd century B.C.–1st century A.D.


Accession Number

13.143

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Gems

Hermes, nude except for chlamys around neck and petasos, leaning on a column at right. His right hand rests on his hip and left arm, holding an unidentified object, is propped on the pillar. Groundline. Lump of clay impressed with an oblong intaglio.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA, January 2, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren