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Ankyra Hermes at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations at Ankara

Ankyra Hermes at the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations at Ankara

Hermes statue found in Ankara’s busy Ulus district, at Museum of Anatolian Civilizations at Ankara.

The statue of Hermes, an Olympian God who is a messenger of the gods, was found during excavations at the Roman Bath in Ankara's Ulus district, August 3, 2007. The archaeologists working in the excavation noted that the statue is unique. The statues of Hermes are exhibited in a few places in Turkey, Antalya and Ephesus. The statues are estimated to belong to the 2nd century A.D. These statues are identified by the cloak over their left shoulder.

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