Statuette. Palladium.

Greek
Modern


Dimensions

12 cm (4 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 0.12 H.

Accession Number

95.64

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Palladium. Athena in archaic form. On her shield is head of Helios. Much of white slip; yellow on garment, shield, and helmet; red on girdle; gilding on the head on the shield. Hair reddish brown. Modern Forgery

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to his records: Greece); 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for
$ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund