Mask

Greek
Classical Period
about 5th century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Boiotia

Dimensions

18.7 x 19.4 cm (7 3/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.342

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head and bust of a goddess; on head stephane, hair waved over forehead, falling in horizontal ridges to shoulders. Light drapery covering upper arms and breasts; lower arms not indicated. Dark reddish-brown clay, buff incrustation.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes Collection; gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA, March 13, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes