Ancient Roman key Herm, about 1 st 2 nd century AD. Massive, very well preserved, with minor scratches, professionally cleaned. A Herm was a statue consisting of a vertical pillar surmounted by a human head and often with a phallus below. These structures were considered sacred to Hermes (Mercury), the patron diety of travelers, and often depicted him. They were used as boundry markers, milestones, and garden sculptures.
Authentic ancient Roman key Herm. The item "Ancient Roman Herm, about 1 st 2 nd century AD" is in sale since Tuesday, September 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Other Antiques".The seller is "numis-gallery" and is located in Sofia. This item can be shipped worldwide.