Comic actor playing a woman with veiled head

Greek
Late Classical Period
about 375–350 B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Attica, Athens

Dimensions

9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7758

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Comic actor with mask plays female role– a standing woman covering her head with a veil.

Missing: feet and base.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution