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1753

Marble tragic mask
1st c. BC.

Tragic mask made of Pentelic marble. It was found, in Athens, in 1898, to the west of the Stoa of Attalos. It depicts an aged man with wrinkles on his forehead and beneath his eyes. His hair is coiffed in crescent-shaped locks and the forehead is only slightly bald. The mouth is open, the zygomatic bones protruding, and the eyebrows raised at the center.
Height 0,30 m.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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