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Mask of Medusa (?)

Scowling face with matted, snake-like locks. Gilding well preserved. A piece is chipped from the back.

Provenance

By date unknown: W. H. Forman Collection; by 1900: with Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge, 13 Wellington Street, Strand, London W.C (auction of the Forman Collection, part 2, July 2 - 5, 1900, lot 191 [including MFA 01.7969 - 01.7980]); by 1901: with Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, South Italian,

Accession Number

01.7978

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture