Olympia: Statue of Hermes of Praxiteles

Front view of the statue of Hermes of Praxiteles on display at Olympia Archaeological Museum in Olympia, Greece

Statue of Hermes of Praxiteles

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Statue of Hermes of Praxiteles
The statue of Hermes carrying infant Dionysos was carved by the famous sculptor Praxiteles, and is on display at Olympia Archaeological Museum in Olympia, Greece.

Dated 330 BCE, this masterpiece was a votive offering placed on opisthodomos of Temple of Hera, which is located inside the Sanctuary of Olympia in Greece.

Click here for the back view.

Related Pages
Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece
Ephesus
Minoan Civilization, Mycenaean Civilization

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