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Terracotta mask

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Mold made terracotta mask with two faces. One is "upside-down" and the other is "right-side up." There are traces of white ground. There is a break below one of the chins. One of the noses is chipped. The surface is worn.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; 1962: accepted by the MFA; 1969: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp, 332 B.C.–A.D. 364

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.9 x 6.76 cm (3 1/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.28

Medium or Technique

Mold-made terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture