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Classical Greek, Greek
5th century B.C.
H: 12.6 cm
Complete, except the right foot and the left leg. Surface very good condition.
Greek Mask-Applique from the 5th century B.C. representing a male head.
The figurine is flat and slightly rounded. The shield-shaped outline, typical of these idols known as “schematic”, probably represents the silhouette of a seated human body, but without any volume.
The statuette depicts a standing man, with a mask, which characterizes him as an actor. He is dressed in a large cloak. As it is usually the case at that time for terracotta examples, our figurine was molded in two parts, the front and the back.
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