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N IMPERIAL ROMAN CAST BRONZE BUST OF ATHENA

Wearing a Corinthian helmet and her aegis.

1ST to 2ND Century AD

11.5 x 8 cm (4 1⁄2 x 3 1/8 inches)

 

Ex: Private European collection, Mr. P.D., 1980s; thence, American collection of Mr. R.L., 1999.

Cf. An example in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accession no. 96.22.10.

Also, an example in the British Museum, London, accession no. 1814,0704.747.

 

# rn2716bz

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVII (New York, 2018) p.43

Antiquarium Ltd.; The Good Life. Luxury Objects of the Ancient World (New York, 1999) p.26