|ROMAN BRONZE BUST OF ATHENA
with crested Corinthian helmet, wearing traditional aegis;
on rectangular pedestal, cast as one piece. Dark olive patina.
Ca. 2nd-3rd Century AD
H. 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.)
Ex Paris art market, May 1984; E.B collection, Orion, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in January 1985.
On loan to Michigan State Univ. East Lansing; Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Fitchburg Art Museum - 1985-2016.