Female mask

Greek ?
Archaic Period


Dimensions

18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7912

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

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