Statues - Hither & Thither

Hungary
Budapest
Budapest Főváros

Szentháromság tér 7-8 (I.)

Hermész

Hermes

Messenger of the gods and god of trade, merchants, and travel, in Roman (Mercurius) and Greek (Ἑρμῆς - Hermes) mythology
(Wikipedia: Mercury - Hermes)
Memos Makris
1981

Budapest /  Hermész   Budapest /  Hermész

Description

Copper statue of Hermes with a horn.

Mercurius' attributes

Mercurius/Hermes is usually depicted as a young man wearing winged shoes (talaria) and a winged hat (petasos), and carrying the caduceus, a herald's staff with two entwined snakes that was Apollo's gift to Hermes

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°30'6" E 19°1'59"

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