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Statuette of Pan

Statuette of Pan

Statuette of Pan

Bronze

H: 13 cm

Bequest of Norbert Schimmel, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Accession number:

91.71.327

Archaeology/Classical Archaeology

Pan, god of shepherds and flocks, was usually depicted as half-man, half-goat, with a reed pipe, a shepherd’s crook, a pine branch or crown of pine leaves, and horns. The son of Hermes, he was named Pan because he made them all (pan = all), feel happy.

From the Israel Museum publications:

Muscarella, Oscar White, ed., Ancient Art: The Norbert Schimmel Collection, Philipp von Zabern, Mainz, Germany, 1974

Exhibitions:

Ancient Art: The Norbert Schimmel Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 08/05/1977 - 12/12/1977

Gods and Mortals: Selected Objects from the Norbert Schimmel Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 17/05/1992 - 31/10/1992