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Statuette of Athena

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Athena's Corinthian helmet is inlaid with silver. Crest on helmet, spear (left hand) and object on right hand (owl? or phiale?) missing. Brown patina.

Provenance

By 1897: Sir Ch. Robinson Collection; by 1903: with E. P. Warren; purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, March 1903

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Roman, Imperial Period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 098; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.990

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture