Figurine of Athena Parthenos

Description
This is a miniature version of the Athena Parthenos statue by Pheidas at the Acropolis, Athens. Montague, a local Victorian collector, believed it to be a genuine ancient Greek object. Recent scientific tests revealed it is a 19th century fake.
Accession Loan No.
5/1946/778
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of Athena Parthenos
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine of Athena Parthenos
Cultural Group
Greek (alleged)
Period Classification
Georgian (1714-1837); Victorian (1837-1901)
Family Group

Material
terracotta
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Site Name
Acropolis, Athens
Collection Town
Athens
Collection Country
Greece
Collection Area Region
Southern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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