<em>Statuette of Athena or Demeter</em>, 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)

Statuette of Athena or Demeter

Medium: Terracotta, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:3rd century C.E.

Dimensions: 7 11/16 x 3 7/16 x 1 13/16 in. (19.6 x 8.7 x 4.6 cm)


Accession Number: 16.282

Image: CUR.16.282_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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