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Female mask. Eyes painted black, as are eyebrows; lips red; hair black; flesh a dingy yellow. The back of the mask has been broken away. See head in Conservatori found in Gardens of Ara Coeli.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Rome, where it was said to have been found.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek ?, Archaic Period,

Dimensions

18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7912

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture