S8.6 ATHENE "VARVAKEION ATHENA PARTHENOS"
Museum Collection: National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece
Catalogue Number: Athens NM 129
Title: "Varvakeion Athena Parthenos"
Class: Free-standing statue
Context: Found near Varvakeion
Original / Copy: Reduced opy of the gold and ivory statue of Athena Parthenos by Pheidias c440 BC
Style: High Classical
Date: C2nd - 3rd AD
Athena crowned with a decorative helm, resting one hand on a pillar with a winged Nike, and the other on a shield.