Greek Terracotta Bust of Athena


A hollow cast terracotta bust of Athena in a tall helmet. The reverse is smooth and unmodelled.

Date: Circa 5th - 3rd Century BC
Provenance: From a German collection; acquired on the German art market before 1990.
Condition: Fair condition; details a little flat and surfaces worn, with accretions.


SKU: AS-3313 Category: Tag:

This bust is distinguishable as Athena primarily on account of the tall, plumed helmet worn by the figure. Athena typically wears a helmet of this kind in the Greek iconographical tradition.

Weight 138 g
Dimensions H 15.1 cm



Pottery and Porcelain

Greek Mythology