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.
|7/14/1970||Examination||examined 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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