Athena (so-called “Athena Mattei”).
Parian marble. Roman (?) copy ca. 100 BCE after a Greek bronze model of the 4th cent. BCE attributed to Euphranor.
H. 2.3 m.
Inv. No. Ma 530 (LL 300).
Paris, Louvre Museum
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Entered the Mattei Collection in 1626; purchased by Cardinal Fesch, 1808; purchased by Prince Marc de Beauvau-Craon, 1814; purchased by Louis XVIII, 1821.
Keywords: Parian marble statue Athene Minerva Mattei by sculptor Euphranor Piraeus Peiraeus Athena Pacifique helmet with sheep ram head horn Corinthian helmet head-piece headpiece Doric peplos female clothes garments outerwear aegis head of Medusa Gorgon Inv No Ma 530 LL 300