Exhibitions/ Art Object

Bronze statuette of Athena

Period:
Imperial
Date:
ca. 2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
4 5/16in. (11cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.5578
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Weight on right leg; right arm raised holding a spear; wearing an Ionic chiton with aegis and helmet.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 5028, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 215, pp. 115-16, New York: Gilliss Press.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Joan Mertens, and Marice E. Rose. 2000. Ancient Art from Cyprus: The Cesnola Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 465, p. 285, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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