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Athena


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Description This statuette is similar to the so-called Athena Giustiniani. Her missing upraised proper right hand would have held a staff or spear. Even at this small scale, the protective aegis is clearly rendered on her torso.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/03/1982Examinationexamined for condition
12/08/1982Examinationexamined for loan
Exhibitions
  • The Arts of Man. Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas. 1962.
Provenance Forman Collection [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Forman Collection Sale, 1899, no. 86; Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
Original: 5th century BCE; Copy: 1st century BCE-3rd century CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
cast bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.920
Measurements
H: 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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