Hermes Farnese

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 06 April 2016

Statue of Hermes (Mercury) with winged sandals, holding his herald's staff. Formerly in the Farnese Collection in Rome. Roman, 2nd century CE, after a Greek original of the 4th century BCE the school of Praxiteles. (British Museum, London)



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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