Herma of a Poet (Virgil?)
Pentelic marble. 10—20 CE. Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), I. 63Inv. No. MC 2410.Photo by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Herma of a Poet (Virgil?).

Pentelic marble. 10—20 CE.
Inv. No. MC 2410.

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini), I. 63
(Musei capitolini, Centrale Montemartini)

Origin:
From the area near the Mausoleum of Augustus, 1937.
Description:
The statue can perhaps be identified as Virgil, the poet of whom Augustus was particularly fond.
Credits:
(сс) 2006. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.

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Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρώμη rome roma rom απεικόνιση portraiture ritrattistica porträtmalerei portrait roman portraiture ritrattistica romana römisches porträt portrait romain pentelic marble portrait herm herma herme term erma of a poet publius vergilius maro vergil virgil virgilio i 63 inv no mc 2410
History of Ancient Rome