Obverse: Head of Athena to right, wearing a helmet with scrolled olive-spray, an earring and a necklace. Reverse: Owl to right, head facing, olive-spray at left; crescent moons left and right; thunderbolt at lower right. Inscription in Aramaic script. (see media screen for inscription)
By date unknown: S. Pozzi Collection: by 1920: with Naville & Cie., 6 and 8 Rue Pécolat, Geneva, Switzerland (auction of the Pozzi Collection, Galeries Fischer, Lucerne, Switzerland, April 4ff., 1921, lot 1586); by date unknown: R. Cyril Lockett Collection (SNG, Lockett, no. 1899); by 1959: with Glendining & Co., Ltd., 7 Blenheim Street, New Bond Street, London, W. 1 (auction of the Lockett Collection, part 9, May 27-28, 1959, lot 1684); by date unknown: with A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd., 3 Robert Street, Adelphi, London, W.C. 2; May 11, 1960: purchased by MFA from A. H. Baldwin & Sons, Ltd. for £ 62/10/00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Greek, Late Classical Period, about 335–333 B.C.