Mask of Demeter

Greek


Dimensions

19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

97.354

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head only. Remains of a coating of color. Everything back of the cheek and chin on the left side is missing. Nose slightly restored.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens from Rhousopoulos who said it was found at Thebes in 1887.); 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund