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Nose from a terracotta mask

Period:
Archaic
Date:
6th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Laconian
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
Other: 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Gift of A. J. B. Wace, 1924
Accession Number:
24.195.185
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
This nose comes from one of the numerous masks found at the sanctuary of Artemis Orthia.
From Sparta, the sanctuary of Artemis Orthia

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1925. "Votive Gifts to Artemis Orthia." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 20(6): p. 158.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1953. Handbook of the Greek Collection. p. 34, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

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