Statuette of Hermes
H: 5.2 cm (2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Greek Archaic Gallery (Gallery 113)
The figure wears a conical cap and carries a cloak over his left arm. The folds of the fabric are indicated by incised lines. The object in his right hand could be a club or a simplified herald’s staff.
By date unknown: Drummond Collection, Scotland; by 1970s: with Sandy Martin, London; in the 1970s: purchased by Robert E. Hecht, Jr. from Sandy Martin; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., December 13, 2000, with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gonski in memory of John Welch
Museum purchase with funds donated by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gonski in memory of John Welch