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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 204

    A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF ATHENA

    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.

    Price Realised  

    A ROMANO-EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF ATHENA
    CIRCA 3RD-4TH CENTURY A.D.
    Wearing crested helmet, centrally parted wavy hair drawn back, with drilled pupils, mounted
    8 in. (20 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner's parents in Egypt during the 1930s-1940s.