234 out of 410 days: Dressing up as Mercury

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A great image.  I’m putting it up here just as I don’t want to forget it.  I enjoy how both aspects of Mercury are emphasized: bringer of wealth (purse), as well as bringer of peace (caduceus).

The image is from Galinsky, Venus, Polysemy, and the Ara Pacis Augustae, AJA 96.3 (1992): 457-75, at p. 473.  Here’s what it says there about:

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