Statue of Athene (“The Peiraeus Athena”).
Bronze. 340—330 BCE.
Height 2.35 m.
Inv. No. 4646.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus
(Αθήνα, Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Πειραιά)
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Peiraeus, 1959. The bronze works were found in a storeroom nead ancient harbour of Peiraeus. They have been stored there for safekeeping when Peiraeus was beseiged by Sulla in 86 BCE.
Keywords: bronze statue of Athene Athena Atena Minerva Piraeus Peiraeus by sculptor Kephisodotos Euphranor aegis Doric peplos female clothes garments outerwear Corinthian helmet head-piece headpiece Inv No 4646