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Terracotta roundels in the form of theatrical masks

Period:
Hellenistic
Date:
1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek
Medium:
Terracotta
Dimensions:
diameter 5 13/16 in. (14.7 cm)
Classification:
Terracottas
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Fried Foundation Gift, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.767.1, .2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 161
Roundels with theatrical masks attached.
Seeberg, Axel. 1988. "Heads on Platters." Studies in honour of T.B.L. Webster, Vol. 2, John H. Betts, John Richard Green, and J. T. Hooker, eds. pp. 125, 128, pls. 13.6-13.7, Bristol: Bristol Classical Press.

Webster, Thomas Bertram Lonsdale. 1995. Monuments illustrating New Comedy, Vol. 2, 3rd edn. p. 382, London: Institute Of Classical Studies.

Christie's, South Kensington. 2001. Fine Antiquities. April 25, 2001. lot 243, p. 139.

Metropolitan Museum of Art. 2002. "One Hundred Thirty-second Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 132: p. 19.

Picón, Carlos A. and Seán Hemingway. 2016. Pergamon and the Hellenistic Kingdoms of the Ancient World no. 53a–f, pp. 146-47, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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