Greek Hellenistic Theatrical Mask
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All Items: Antiques:Regional Art:Ancient World:Greek:Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: item # 1235488
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
A GREEK TERRACOTTA THEATER MASK
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 3RD-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Depicting the leading slave character of New Comedy, wearing the traditional 5th century rolled coiffure known as speira, peaked at the center of the forehead and falling in corkscrew curls behind his ears, the eyebrows skewed over deeply-set bulging eyes, the pupils perforated, the rounded nose downturned, with a large megaphone-like mouth, preserving extensive yellow pigment over the eyes including red for the skin.
Nicely mounted on a custom plexi-glass display stand of high quality
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