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Original Antique Roman Bronze Head of Minerva - First Century AD

Original Antique Roman Bronze Head of Minerva - First Century AD


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1298722
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This is a bronze head of Minerva, the ancient Roman goddess of wisdom and the arts, worshiped and regularly identified with the Greek goddess Athena. The bronze Roman head of Minerva has a fine style with a characteristic hairstyle, leaves all around, details on the visage, articulateness, embellished with a beautiful aged brown patina. The lower part of the jaw was broken otherwise, the bronze head was a complete piece which was nailed to a wooden structure. The age of the Roman bronze head is back to the 1st century AD. Width - 5 3/4 inches - 14.5 cm Length - 5 1/4 inches - 13.5 cm Depth - (relief) 2 inches - 5 cm Weight - 904 grams