About This Artwork

Greek, minted in Syracuse, Sicily

Stater (Coin) Depicting the Goddess Athena, 345–317 B.C.

Silver
Diam. 2 cm; 8.65 g
OB: ΣΥΡΑΚΟΣΙΩΝ
"Syracuse"

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4917

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

The Art Institute of Chicago, Ancient Art Galleries, Gallery 155, 1994 - February 22, 2004 and May 16, 2004 - February 2012.

Houston, TX, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston"The Centaur’s Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art" February 22 – May 16, 2004.

"Neither Man nor Beast: Animal Images on Ancient Coins," August 29, 2007- February 2012.

The Art Institute of Chicago, Of Gods and Glamour: The Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151, November 11, 2012 - present.

Publication History

Alexander, Karen B. 2012. "From Plaster to Stone: Ancient Art at the Art Institute of Chicago." in Recasting the Past: Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago, by Karen Manchester, p.29. Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press.




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