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Greek Mask-Applique from the 5th century B.C. representing a male head.
Greek Mask-Applique made of terracotta representing a male head.
5th century B.C.
H: 4.6 cm
Funerary Mask, Sculpture
The Seal in the Shape of a Lion’s Head, modeled in the shape of a stylized leonine protome, was carved from a cream-colored limestone veined with red.
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