Statuette of Athena

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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