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Young actor holding a mask from New Comedy

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A nude young actor with cloak over his left shoulder, holds a mask from New Comedy; he wears a wreath indicating that he was in a banquet scene.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, about 4th century B.C.

Dimensions

13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

18.453

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture