London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
A MARBLE HEAD OF ATHENA
PROBABLY ROMAN AFTER A GREEK ORIGINAL OF 4TH CENTURY B.C.
Her wavy hair swept back under her Corinthian helmet, escaping in tresses over the nape of her neck, 'Venus wrinkles' around her neck, mounted
9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high
Formerly in the collection of the late Col. N. R. Colville.
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