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Shepherd with Ram


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Description Shepherds came under the protection of the god Hermes, who was often depicted in a shepherd's garb. This figure wears the "petasos", the characteristic hat of the shepherd or traveler, and carries a tiny ram under his arm.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/14/1970Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Spink & Son, Ltd., London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, May 10, 1948, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1948

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ca. 525 BC (Archaic)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.2323
Measurements
3 5/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 9/16 in. (9.2 x 4.8 x 4 cm) base 1 x 1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in. (2.5 x 4.1 x 4.1 cm)
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