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Statuette of Athena in combat

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Bronze figure of Athena in combat. She wears a crested Corinthian helmet, a long chiton pinned on both shoulders and tied high up around the waist, and panther-skin boots. The garment has a sleeveless tunic falling to the lower middle of the body and long skirts that flow in folds and zigzags...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Jamileh Alavi Collection (in MFA, Sculpture in Stone and Bronze as: from a private collection in Germany, and possibly from Asia Minor or nearby lands); Gift of Mrs. Jamileh Alavi to MFA, June 25, 1986

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jamileh Yeganeh Alavi

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 064.

Dimensions

Height: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.268

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture