Athena Bust, Vatican Museums

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 06 May 2013

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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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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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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