Head of Athena
Artist: Unknown Greek Artist Primary
Original in the Acropolis Museum, Athens
from "Highlights of the Plaster Cast Collection" published by the BMA 11/10 in conjunction with the exhibition, Gift from Athens, p. 4.
This head is from a full-length marble original of Athena that was at the center of the East Pediment of the Old Athena Temple (Acropolis). The pedimental figures, depicting the Battle of Olympian Gods fighting Giants, showed Athena attacking a fallen giant.
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