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Figurine of Athena

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Fragment of a statue; only the head with triple-crested helmet, neck and part of left shoulder with drapery survive. Heavy green patina, much of which has been removed.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, October 1896

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D. or later

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 099.

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

96.662

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture