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Tragic mask

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Tragic mask. Flesh, light red; beard and onkos dark red. Mouth open and cut out. Nose is broken off, and there is a crack in the right side of the face.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens from a Theban dealer.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Lemnos, Greece

Dimensions

9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7911

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture