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Hermes was the winged messenger of the Greek gods.
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Bronze statue of Hermes standing on left leg, with right arm raised. Hermes represents the Greek winged messenger.
Gift of Paul E. Garber
United States of America
3-D: 22 × 16 × 68cm (8 11/16 × 6 5/16 × 26 3/4 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
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