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This bronze(!) statue of Athena is larger than life size—almost 8 ft. [2.35 m.] tall. It may have originally been from Delos. Two owls and two griffins adorn her Corinthian helmet. The statue dates to ca. 360 B.C. She held a spear in her left hand and a libation bowl in her right.
This statue, along with three others, was found in 1959 during building excavations in Piraeus. They were found as a group and although deposited at the same time, they were crafted at different periods. They were probably deposited in the first century B.C.