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Head of a comic figurine

Period:
Early Hellenistic
Date:
late 4th–3rd century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Rhodian ?
Medium:
Terracotta; mold-made
Dimensions:
H. 1 3/16 in. (3 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.1438
Not on view
The masked head is mold-made and solid. The back is missing.
From Cyprus

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 2341, p. 362, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Karageorghis, Vassos, Gloria Merker, and Joan R. Mertens. 2004. The Cesnola Collection: Terracottas. cat. 414, CD-ROM. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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