Cast Gallery catalogue number: C079

Cast No. C079

Athena wearing a helmet, and aegis decorated with a head of Gorgo.
She once held a shield and spear.

  • Plaster cast: Height: 3.31 m.
  • Cast composed of a cast of a marble head placed on a cast of a separate marble body.
  • The head:
    • is a version of a Greek original of about 440-430 BC.
    • was found at Tivoli.
    • is now in Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum, inv. 168.
  • The body:
    • is a version of a Greek original of about 440-430 BC.
    • is of the type known as Medici.
    • was found at the Villa Medici in Rome.
    • is now in Paris, Musée du Louvre, Ma 3070.

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