Pallas Athene (Minerva) wearing the aegis with the Gorgon’s head.

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Statue of Athénè.

Athena of Phidias

Pallas Athene (Minerva) wearing the aegis with the Gorgon’s head on her breast; she wears the himation as a diplax. This statue answers the description of the Athene of Phidias, in the Parthenon.

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