Cast of head of Athena from the pediment of the Old Temple, Athenian Acropolis

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    Athens, Acropolis Museum, inv. 631A.

    Found in 1863 on the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, during construction work for the first museum.

    Head from statue of Athena, with long hair, parted at centre. She wears a helmet and disc-shaped earrings. From the east pediment of the temple.

    In: Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

Further reading

Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

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