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Athena with Helmet

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Helmeted Athena. A cap is visible under the helmet. Traces of red on the hair.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: From Locri); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian, Hellenistic Period, 323–31 B.C.

Dimensions

10.5 cm (4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7957

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture