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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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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

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Gift of Mrs. Jamileh Yeganeh Alavi

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

Catalogue Raisonné

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


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

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The Ancient World