First known depiciton of Hermes

1) First known depiciton of Hermes 6th century BCE. The first known depiction of the archaic Hellenistic God Hermes. Den første kjente avbildningen av den arkaisk greske guden Hermes.

2) Herma of Demosthenes. Copy of an honour posthume statue of the statesman on the market place of Athens work by Polyeuktos ca. 280 BC.

3) Herm with erect phallus. Marble, ca. 520 BC. From Siphnos. National Arch. Museum Athens. Photo by Ricardo André Frantz.

4) Different depictions of Hermes. In “A Handbook of Ornament” (1898).

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