Mask of Herakles, Myronian Type

Greek, East Greek
Hellenistic Period


Place of Manufacture: Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna

Dimensions

7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.732

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Mask of Herakles. The curls of hair and beard treated as pellets. Traces of gilding. Replica of the head of 14.733 (Marble Herakles). Style of 450 B.C.

Provenance

By 1892: Camille Lecuyer Collection; by 1914: with E. P. Warren; gift of E. P. Warren to MFA, August 6, 1914

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren