Handbell Depicting Mercury and Capitoline Deities

Photograph of a bronze bust of mercury with winged cap. On either shoulder appear busts of Juno and Minerva. A bust of Jupiter appears on Mercury's chest. Bronze chains suspend 7 bells from the bottom of the bust.

Handbell Depicting Mercury and Capitoline Deities

Description:
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 34 cm (with bells)
Context:
Orange, France
Date:
Roman, 1st or 2nd century CE
Inventory Number:
Bronze.363
Lender:
Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Serge Oboukhoff © BnF-CNRS-Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie, René-Ginouvès