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)
From the area near the Mausoleum of Augustus, 1937.
The statue can perhaps be identified as Virgil, the poet of whom Augustus was particularly fond.
© 2006. Photo: S. Sosnovskiy
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
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Keywords: Pentelic marble portrait herm herma herme term erma of a poet Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil Virgil Virgilio Inv No MC 2410 I 63