A Hellenistic marble head of Athena
Lot 49*
A Roman marble head of Athena
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,346) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Hellenistic marble head of Athena
Lot Details
A Roman marble head of Athena
Circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.
The goddess with almond shaped lidded eyes, her wavy hair centrally-parted, her Corinthian helmet pushed back from her face, a drilled dowel for the now missing crested marble and bronze plumage, 3¼in (9.5cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Property of Lisa and John Genesta, California, acquired in 1990.
    Denny Harrington Collection, California, 1980s.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
    Bonhams
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