https://www.web-stat.com/stats/checkstats.pl?loginID=WunlyX8AAAEAAGh7d2oAAAAG Mercury | belmontmansion

Italian, ca. 1853

H. 69”

Original location:  East of the front entrance steps

Location of original statue:  Inman Hall

Mercury

  • Mercury is the messenger of the gods and the protector of commerce and travelers. This makes him appropriate for a place next to the entrance. He is also the educator, and he instructs Cupid. 

     

    His attributes include winged shoes, which allow him to move quickly, and a winged cap called a petasus.  In his left hand he holds a caduceus, a rod with two snakes coiled around it.  It has the power to put people to sleep.  In his right hand he holds out a bag of money, which refers to him as the protector of commerce. 

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GPS ADDRESS

Belmont Blvd & Acklen Avenue 

Nashville, TN 37212

MAILING ADDRESS

1900 Belmont Blvd

Nashville, TN 37212

615-460-5459

Photos by Ed Houk

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