second half 6th century B.C.
Legacy dimension: H: 0.03m., W: 0.022m.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Mask of River God Acheloös. Gilded, hollow. Man’s head with hair (?) like a cap or crown; crisply modeled, stylized features, mustache, spade beard; flattened spots at either side of head where horns were attached. Large area of surface gilded, but gold rubbed of in places leaving darkened silver visible.
By date unknown: Dr. Leo Mildenberg Collection; gift of Dr. Leo Mildenberg to MFA, October 12, 1983
Gift of Dr. Leo Mildenberg