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A Roman Marble Bust of Athena, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
21
A Roman Marble Bust of Athena, circa 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Roman Marble Bust of Athena, circa 2nd Century A.D.
wearing a chiton, mantle falling over the left shoulder, and aegis with central gorgoneion; head restored.
Height as restored 22 cm.; height of shoulders 12 cm.
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Provenance

private collection, circa 19th Century (based on style of restored head)
French private collection, acquired in the 1970s (Drouot, Piasa, March 17th, 2014, no. 172, part)
acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

Another small-scale bust of Athena was found in Ostia: D. Vaglieri, Notizie degli scavi (1913), p. 211, fig. 16.

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