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