Pompeii Artistic Landscape Project (PALP)

The god Mercury (Visual Motif)

Item

Identifier

mercury-motif

Title

The god Mercury (Visual Motif)

Description

Roman god of commerce, of messengers, and of thieves and tricksters.

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Wall painting of Mercury on exterior of VII.6.35
Wall Painting on Exterior of IX.7.1 Consists of four panels over door each with bust of divine figure; flanking panels with 'Venus Pompeiana' and a procession of a cult statue of Cybele.