Cast Gallery catalogue number: C053

Cast No. C053

Herm of Hermes.
The inscription on the base reads:
You will recognise the fine statue by Alkamenes, the Hermes Before-the-Gates. Pergamios gave it.
and Know thyself.

  • Plaster cast: Height: 97cm.
  • Copy of a marble herm.
  • The herm:
    • is a version of Alkamenes' original Hermes Propylaios (Hermes Before-the-Gates) which was set up on the Athens Acropolis in about 430 BC.
    • was found at Pergamon in 1903.
    • is now in Istanbul, Archaeological Museum, 527.

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