Head of statue of Hermes, re-carved from earlier statue. Messene (Achaea). Early fourth century

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Description

Head of statue of Hermes, re-carved from earlier statue. Messene (Achaea). The lower portion of the body with bare legs is also preserved. Early fourth century. Found in the reception hall of a late Roman house together with an emperor of the same style and date.

Type

Chronology Specific

312-61

Extent

H (overall) 0,32, (chin to hairline) 0,16 m.

Material

Chronology Period

4th-7th c. AD (Early Byzantine Period)

Content Provider

Open University of Cyprus

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