Greek Terracotta Bust of Athena

$163.92

A hollow cast terracotta bust of Athena in a tall helmet. The reverse is smooth and unmodelled.

Date: Circa 5th - 3rd Century BC
Provenance: From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990.
Condition: Fair condition; details a little flat and surfaces worn, with accretions.

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Product Code: AS-3313
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This bust is distinguishable as Athena primarily on account of the tall, plumed helmet worn by the figure. Athena typically wears a helmet of this kind in the Greek iconographical tradition.

Weight 138 g
Dimensions H 15.1 cm
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Culture

Region

Pottery and Porcelain

Greek Mythology

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