Copy of a Greek marble herm, BCE. The messenger god Hermes was closely associated with boundaries, and his protective image in the form of a bearded head set on a rectangular stone shaft was places at doorways and at strategic points along the roadside.
A terracotta tablet from Locri, Calabria, . BC, depicting two Greek gods with their symbolic attributes: Hermes (petasos and caduceus) and Aphrodite (a flower and Eros) . (Photo: Egisto Sani via State Antique Collection, Munich & ancientrome.
greek-museums: “ Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki: “ Bronze medallion with Athena, possibly from a workshop of Delos. Decorative accessory from a formal charriot for parades and public appearances. The goddess is depicted as a Promachos, bearing.