Bronze bust of Ermes Hermes
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The Greek God Hermes, Ermes, presided over commerce,wrestling, and gymnastic exercises, actually anything which required skill and dexterity. This nice bronze casting bust measures 12" tall.Nice condition.
HERMES (Ermes)-was represented in early Greek art as a mature, bearded man; in classical art he became an athletic youth,nude and beardless. Hermes [ERMES]in Greek mythology, is the god of boundaries and of the travelers who cross them, of athletics, of weights and measures and invention, of the cunning of thieves,and the messenger from the gods to humans. HERMES (ERMES)was the son of Zeus and Maia. This Greek Hermes statue is a tribute to the myth of the Roman God Mercury.