Bust of Hermes Propylaios


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Bust of Hermes Propylaios   (1985.03.0002)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Art
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Artist/Maker The Greek original was believed to have been sculpted by Alkamenes.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire, 5th century BCE
Culture Roman, Greek
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 36.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 23.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 23.0 cm
Weight 25,424 g
Measuring Remarks Measured without the stand and metal rod.
Materials Stone--Marble
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Drilling
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Photo: Heritage Fall 1984, p. 2. Photo: The News-Gazette, Weekend, 3/7/1986, p.1.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication John Needles Chester Fund
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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