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Terracotta skyphos (deep drinking cup)

Attributed to the Ambrosiana Painter
Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 330–310 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, South Italian, Apulian, Gnathian
Medium:
Terracotta; applied color
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm) diameter 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm)
Classification:
Vases
Credit Line:
Louis V. Bell Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.11.15
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
Theatrical mask

The courtesan's mask depicted here is carefully drawn with particular attention to the detail of her blond hair.
Webster, Thomas Bertram Lonsdale. 1978. "Monuments Illustrating Old and Middle Comedy." Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Supplement, 39: p. 168.

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