Cast Gallery catalogue number: 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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