Mask of the new comedy, with a Head of the Actor Inside. The mask, like those used for actors as slaves, has short hair, a short beard. The glance is sidelong. For a similar mask, see the piece in the Museo Nazionale Taranto, published in Archeologia Classica 6.
According to Classical Journal 58 (1962), p. 12: probably from near Tarentum; by date unknown: Dr. Herbert A. Cahn Collection; gift of Dr. Herbert A. Cahn to MFA, November 8, 1961
Gift of Dr. Herbert A. Cahn