Hermes Ludovesi

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by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 24 June 2012

Roman marble copy from the late 1st century CE-early 2nd century CE after a Greek original of 450-440 BCE (right hand restored). Possibly here as Hermes Psychopompos, leader of souls - the left hand beckons. Part of a monument in Athens to the fallen at Koroneia (447 BCE). Also known as Hermes Logios.


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