Figure of Mercury

On display

Silver, parcel-gilt, standing figure, apparently with horns, short tunic; he holds a bag or purse in his right hand.

Details

  • Title

    Figure of Mercury

  • Associated place

    The Roman World (place of creation)
  • Date

    probably 1st century AD (AD 1 - 100)
  • Material and technique

    parcel-gilt silver

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    15 x 7.5 x 3 cm (height x width x depth)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Bequeathed by Michael Wellby, 2012.

  • Museum location

    Second floor | Gallery 53 | European Goldsmiths' Work
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA2013.1.1

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