Detail of the big terracotta statue of Minerva
4th—3rd century BCE. Pratica di Mare, Depository of University

Detail of the big terracotta statue of Minerva.

4th—3rd century BCE.

Pratica di Mare, Depository of University

Description:
Detail of the big terracotta statue of Minerva, which is probably a copy of the most ancient wooden statue of Athenes Ilias (i.e. Trojan) stored in Lavinium, according to Strabo.
Credits:
© Photo, text: GIOVANNI D’ANNA “LEGGENDE E TRADIZIONI DELL’ANTICA ROMA”, ARCHEO, N. 31, p. 16.
Photo — A. De Gregorio. Archivio IGDA.
© Istituto Geografico De Agostini S.p.A. — Novara
Keywords: γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur ρώμη rome roma rom ρωμαϊκή μυθολογία mythologia romana roman mythology mitologia romana römische mythologie romaine μινέρβα minerva goddess dea divinità göttin déesse minerve terracotta clay argilla terrakotta terrakotte ton terre cuite argile terracotta statue of minerva athena terracotta helmet shield tritonia
History of Ancient Rome