Statuette of Athena or Demeter
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd century C.E.
7 11/16 x 3 7/16 x 1 13/16 in. (19.6 x 8.7 x 4.6 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Terracotta statuette of a standing goddess, probably Athena but possibly Demeter. Flowing classical dress. Helmet-like cap. Left arm against body. Right arm extended, hand missing. Unidentified object at lower left. Cast hollow in two part mold.
Condition: Numerous chips. Right hand missing. Object at lower left broken. Casting hole in center of back.
This item is not on view
Statuette of Athena or Demeter, 3rd century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 7 11/16 x 3 7/16 x 1 13/16 in. (19.6 x 8.7 x 4.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.282. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.16.282_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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