Small Bronze Head of the Goddess Minerva

Culture: Roman
Period: 1st-2nd century A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 3 cm high; 9 cm high (including base)
Price: Sold
Ref: 3607
Provenance: From a Breton collection, acquired in the early 2000s.
Condition: Intact
Description: Finely worked out small bronze head of Minerva. The goddess of war and wisdom wears a Corinthian helmet with a high crest pulled into the forehead, where her thick hair protrudes. The round face with fine features, the eyes vigilant, the nose straight, the chin with a distinctive dimple. Mounted on a metal base.