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Hermes by Praxiteles

Katakolon, Olympia 27065, Grecia, Olympia 27065, Greece
+30 2624 022517
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Hermes and the Infant Dionysus

This ancient sculpture is on display in the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. The sculpture is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dan L
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Bunbury, Australia
Fantastic sculpture but possibly a copy

Beautiful polished marble statute to the front of a naked Hermes and a rough posterior which would... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
_rd_gynae
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Galway, Ireland
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Katakolon, Olympia 27065, Grecia, Olympia 27065, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

This ancient sculpture is on display in the Archaeological Museum of Olympia. The sculpture is attributed to Praxiteles and dated to the 4th century BC but there is dissent among historians as to the authenticity of the sculptor. It was located in the Temple of...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful polished marble statute to the front of a naked Hermes and a rough posterior which would not have been seen as it sat in its niche. Some uncertainty based on the (very flimsy) style of sandal that Hermes is wearing as to whether this...More

Thank _rd_gynae
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

The sculpture of Hermes was stunning and beautiful displayed. The museum was well worth a visit to see the other wonderful sculptures.

Thank moose065
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

One of the best exhibits of the Museum. Praxiteles was one of the best Attic sculptors of the 4th century BC. I highly recommend a visit there.

Thank Nikos K
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Hermes is world famous and it’s clear to see why: this is a beautiful statue that has been well preserved. If you can, get a guide to tell you more about the statue and what it signifies as the information sign next to it doesn’t...More

Thank European-Bookworm
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

The number of items and the age of these is stunning! Most are carved from marble and the details are amazing. If you have the opportunity, go.

Thank worldsongmom
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Hermes by Praxiteles is just a nice, beautiful story and arctefacts of great greek history. And I was lucky to have very good explanation of our guide.

Thank Barbara M
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We were amazed by the sheer amount of artifacts found is the museum. The displays were stunning and so well put together. To actually think of the thousands of years that some of these displays were buried it is amazing to see how good of...More

Thank Nanette W
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The Hermes Sculpture takes a very prominent place within the museum. located right in the middle of everything you can not miss it. There are many valuable lessons in history so make sure you take the time to read the information plaques near the statues....More

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is one of the best museums attached to its archaeological site. Many of the others are relatively small with the best and most delicate works in the National Archaeological Museum in Athens. The museum is full of beautiful sculpture which was preserved due to...More

Thank Ian C
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