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

Herma of a Poet (Virgil?).

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

Rome, Capitoline Museums, Centrale Montemartini Museum, I. 63
(Roma, Musei capitolini, Museo 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.
Keywords: απεικόνιση portrait portraiture ritratto ritrattistica porträtmalerei porträt roman romana römisches romain ποιητής poet publius vergilius maro vergil virgil poeta publio virgilio marone vergilio dichter poète γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρωμαϊκό romano romani römisch römische römischen römischer romaine romains romaines pentelic marble herm herma herme term erma of a i 63 inv no mc 2410