Coloring Pages Romans – Mercury for School
Mercury (originally Mercurius) was a venerated deity of the Roman religion and considered as the patron of trade. He is often depicted with the wand of Hermes, a winged helmet and winged shoes, exactly like in this coloring page Mercury. There are remnants in our daily lives which can be traced back to the Roman deity: In many languages like German, French or Spanish the third day of the week (Mercurii back then) still refers his name.
Papyrus makes this coloring page Mercury an extraordinary experience
This coloring page Mercury is not printed on ordinary paper, but on papyrus. Centuries ago, this material was already used for writing and today it is still manufactured in exactly the same way as in the past. The fibrous surface turns this coloring page into something special. Whether it is labeled with a pencil or colored with crayons – there are no bounds to creativity.
- Coloring page Mercury sized 20x15cm
- Real premium papyrus from Egypt
- Length of time for coloring: ca. 30-40 minutes
More than just coloring
Aside from the fun to be had with the coloring page Mercury, this motive offers the possibility to enter another world. You travel to the times of antiquity and engage yourself in the history of a culture past, which creates a connection to the present. Not only by the deity Mercury, which you can color, but also by the way of the papyrus which is enough to make you think back to ancient Egypt.
Some practical details to the coloring page Mercury
The black outlines of the deity are decidedly created this way to provide areas for coloring. Thanks to its convenient postcard-size, it is possible to make further use of the coloring page after coloring it. Regardless if the small piece of art is used as a small gift afterwards or as a postcard truly, anyway a further use will be found for it.
It’s never wrong to have fun with the interesting and informative background story, so grab your pencils and enjoy coloring the coloring page Mercury!
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