Cast Gallery catalogue number: C080

Cast No. C080

Athena wearing a wolf-head cap, and aigis decorated with a head of Gorgo. She once held a spear in her right hand and perhaps had a shield on her left arm. The head may not belong with the body.

  • Plaster cast: Height: 2.06m.
  • Copy of a marble statue composed of a head placed on a body found separately.
  • The head and body:
    • are from versions of a Greek original of about 430-420 BC.
    • were both found at Tivoli, have been joined together and are now in Rome, Villa Albani, inv. 1012.
  • The statue is of the type known as Albani.

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