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Bronze statuette of Minerva

Period:
Imperial
Date:
1st–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1896
Accession Number:
96.9.285
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
Standing with her weight on her left leg, the right leg slightly drawn back. Her right hand is brought up to the shoulder and grasps a round object; the left arm is extended to hold a spear, now lost.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1915. Greek, Etruscan and Roman Bronzes. no. 214, p. 115, New York: Gilliss Press.

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