Tragic mask

Greek
Hellenistic Period
2nd century B.C.


Place of Manufacture: Greece, Lemnos, Myrina

Dimensions

9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

01.7911

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Tragic mask. Flesh, light red; beard and onkos dark red. Mouth open and cut out. Nose is broken off, and there is a crack in the right side of the face.

Provenance

By 1901: with E. P. Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Athens from a Theban dealer.); purchased by MFA from E. P. Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution