Fragment, Athena's Shield with Gorgon and Her Arm


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Artifact Identification Fragment, Athena's Shield with Gorgon and Her Arm   (1922.01.0077)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Art
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Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire, 1st or 2nd century CE
Culture Roman
Location On Exhibitin the Ancient Mediterranean exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 14.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 14.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.9 cm
Weight 1271 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Stone--Marble
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Yellowish White (10 Y R 9/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

TWO MARBLE FRAGMENTS OF A STATUETTE OF ATHENA. From Smyrna. 2. ATHENA HOLDING A SHIELD These two marble fragments belong to a statuette of Athena. On the front is the round shield with a gorgon's head; on the back is part of Athena's left arm and hand grasping the shield handle. From Smyrna. 22.1.77

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Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication University of Marburg Archaeological Seminar Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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