Boeotian Figurine of Athena

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Liana Miate
published on 29 June 2022
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A rare polychromatic terracotta version of the chryselephantine statue of Athena Parthenos, which stood in the Parthenon and was a work of Pheidias, of the years 447/6-438 BCE.

Perhaps from Vathy, Avlis District, Boeotia.

Boeotian workshop. Late 5th-early-4th-century BCE. Made from clay. (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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