Athena Bust, Vatican Museums

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 06 May 2013
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The colossal head of Athena from an acrolith statue dating to the late 1st century CE and believed to be a copy of an original by Phidias. Provenance: Tor Paterno. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, May 06). Athena Bust, Vatican Museums. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/1189/athena-bust-vatican-museums/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Athena Bust, Vatican Museums." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 06 May 2013. Web. 20 Oct 2021.