Collection: Athens, Acropolis Museum
Title: Small copy of Athena Parthenos
Context: From Athens, Acropolis
Findspot: Found at Athens, Acropolis (found in 1860 near the Propylaia)
Summary: Athena wearing an aegis over a belted peplos with a long overfold
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Free-standing statue
Category: Original/copies
Style: Classical
Technique: In-the-round
Original or Copy: Copy
Original: Athena Parthenos
Date: ca. 100 AD - ca. 200 AD
Dimensions: H. 1.57 m; W. 0.56 m; Th. 0.44 m
Scale: Under life-size
Region: Attica
Period: Roman Imperial

Condition: Fragmentary

Condition Description: Missing the head, arms, lower left leg, feet, and base; many ends of drapery are chipped off.

Sources Used: Brouskari 1974, 137, fig. 261

Other Bibliography: W.-H. Schuchhardt in AJA 77 (1973) 240; W.B. Dinsmoor, "The Repair of the Athena Parthenos," AJA 38 (1934) 103; Casson 1922, 260