Seated Athena

Find-spot: Athenian akropolis, on the northern slope below the Erechtheion.

Akropolis Museum, no. 625.

Attributed to the sculptor Endoios on the basis of the description by Pausanias (1.26.4: '[Endoios] made the seated image of Athena, with an inscription saying that Kallias dedicated it, but Endoios made it').

Dating

'c. 525' (Hurwit)

References

Hurwit, Jeffrey M. 1999. The Athenian acropolis: history, mythology, and archaeology from the Neolithic era to the present (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), 125, fig. 99.

Stewart, Andrew. 1990. Greek sculpture: an exploration (2 vols. New Haven: Yale University Press), 248-49.

© David Gill, 2001

This page was created by David Gill on 2 November 2001.