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1751 : Theatre mask. Pentelic marble.

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Found to the west of the Stoa of Attalos, Athens.
The mask is carved in relief in a very thick slab of stone.
It depictes the type of the young woman or courtesan of New Comedy
She has luxuriant hair and wears earrings.
Late Hellenistic copy of a type of the 4th c. B.C.

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