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Fragment

Shows a smiling mask and at the right remains of a scroll. Brown on background; red on scroll and on ornament passing over mask; lighter brown on hair of mask and white on flesh. A trace of blue on lower edge of fragment. S.L.558.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: from Rome); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Roman,

Accession Number

01.8000

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture