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)

Origin:
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.
Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.

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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
History of Ancient Rome