Herma of a Poet (Virgil?). Detail.

Pentelic marble. 1020 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:
2006. Photo: S. Sosnovskiy.
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.
RUSSIAN

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THE DATABASE OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: Pentelic marble portrait herm herma herme term erma of a poet Publius Vergilius Maro Vergil Virgil Virgilio Inv No MC 2410 I 63
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