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image M1092

Cast of a relief of Mercury from one of the Barberini candelabra in the Vatican

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Museum number: M1092

Curatorial note

Mercury is shown with a ram, the symbol of fertility. This cast is a pair with M1096, of Minerva and appears to have been cast by the same maker. It is from the same ancient original as M1354 and M1355.

Associated objects

M1092, pair
M1354, cast from same original
M1355, cast from same original


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