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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
This head was virtually carved in the round, but would have been inserted into a relief or a wall, as suggested by the rough rendering of the upper and, especially, the posterior part of the skull.
This rectangular plaque is perfectly regular and smooth; at its center, it is decorated with a bird carved out in relief
This head, whose dimensions are approximately half life-size, was part of the funerary statue of a young man.
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