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Liana Miate
published on 10 May 2022
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Roman copy of the head of an Athenian cult statue probably representing a peplos-clad goddess, of the years around c. 430 BCE.

The original was perhaps a work by the famous sculptor Agorakritos, a favourite pupil of Pheidias. Parian marble. (Hellenic Museum, Melbourne, Victoria).

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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