Inv. n°: MMoCA255

Romano-Egyptian Limestone Head of Athena

Wearing a crested helmet, centrally parted wavy hair drawn back, with drilled pupils.

h. 20 cm

3rd-4th century AD

Limestone

Provenance

  • Acquired by the previous owner's parents, Egypt, 1930s-1940s
  • Acquired at Christie's, Sale 5951, London, 28th April 2009, lot 204

Publications

  • Christie's London, Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass, 28th April 2009, p. 75, lot 204
  • J. Pollini, "Roman Marble Sculpture" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, 2011, p. 101, fig. 52

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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