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Maker(s):Borgatta, Isabel Case
Culture:American (1921-2017)
Title:Athena
Date Made:1993
Type:Sculpture
Materials:red marble
Measurements:30 inches
Accession Number:  SC 2018.11.1
Credit Line:Gift of Paola Borgatta, Mia Borgatta, and Francesca Borgatta
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Description:
single female figure with owl on her right shoulder; figure's arms are crossed over her chest with right hand placed on top; owl has small repair on top of its head; surfaces alternate between smooth and roughly hewn

Tags:
allegory; mythology; deities; wisdom; animals

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