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Head of goddess Athena
Head of goddess Athena

Head of goddess Athena

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3rd c. AD

Head from a terracotta figurine of the goddess Athena from Egypt. It is dated to the Roman times but its iconographic type, as indicated by completely preserved examples, harks back to Hellenistic ... Read More

3rd c. AD

Head from a terracotta figurine of the goddess Athena from Egypt. It is dated to the Roman times but its iconographic type, as indicated by completely preserved examples, harks back to Hellenistic creations of monumental art. In the Roman period, the cult of Athena was widespread in Egypt with the encouragement of the emperors, many of whose coins bear various iconographic types of the goddess on the reverse. 2nd quarter of the 3rd century AD. Inv. No. 21195

Terracotta replica on marble base,Dimensions:
Height with marble base 10.5 cm
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